April 2014

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Facebook Gives Users More Control With New “Facebook Login”

Today at f8, Facebook announced a new version of “Facebook Login,” the system that allows Facebook users to log into third-party apps and sites with their Facebook account. The new Facebook Login has a number of new and improved privacy controls, which will be very helpful for users seeking to control the information that gets […]

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Press Release: EU-US Safe Harbor Essential To Leading European Companies

NEW FPF STUDY DOCUMENTS OVER 150 EUROPEAN COMPANIES PARTICIPATING IN THE US-EU SAFE HARBOR PROGRAM. FROM MAJOR EMPLOYERS SUCH AS ALCATEL LUCENT, ADIDAS, BMW, NOKIA TO FAST-GROWING START-UPS LIKE APP DEVELOPER MIND CANDY, EUROPEAN COMPANIES DEPEND ON EU-US AGREEMENT _____________________________________________________________________________________ The Future of Privacy Forum has conducted a study of the US-EU Safe Harbor program […]

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The Need for Privacy and Technology in our Schools: Rethinking Privacy in Education

Last Thursday, Jules Polonetsky participated in a Congressional E-Learning Caucus Briefing on “Data Privacy in Education” on Capitol Hill. Moderating the discussion was Intel’s David Hoffman, who today summarized his thoughts on the event: The demise of inBloom and many of the findings of the Pew research point to a need for continued dialogue on the […]

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New Mobile Tracking Dos and Don’ts from Apple

We wrote in the past about how Apple was addressing privacy concerns about mobile tracking by restricting the identifiers that mobile developers can use to track devices. Apple announced in 2011 that developers moving forward would only be permitted to track an iOS device using Apple’s new Advertising Identifier (IDFA).  Despite the fact that this […]