Eloise Gratton of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP and Jules Polonetsky have published, “Droit À L’Oubli: Canadian Perspective on the Global ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ Debate” (forthcoming in the Colorado Technology Law Journal). This paper explores whether importing a RTBF would be legal in Canada.
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Yesterday, the Future of Privacy Forum submitted written comments to the Department of Transportation and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in response to their Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Vehicle to Vehicle Communications.
In a piece for Samsung Public Information Display, Jules Polonetsky and Kelsey Finch share what they have learned from working with smart city and community stakeholders to navigate complex issues and integrate digital services in privacy-protective ways. The authors explain:
We are pleased to announce that Margaret Honda has joined FPF as Director of the Research Coordination Network! In this role, Margaret oversees a new community of privacy academics and industry practitioners whose goal is to advance the privacy research agenda through collaboration.
FPF is pleased to see the major privacy advances in Microsoft’s upcoming update to Windows 10. The Creator’s Update version of Windows 10 will provide a new privacy dashboard, allows users to limit telemetry information sent back to Microsoft, provides a detailed look at the telemetry information collected, and makes it easy for users to understand what data is collected when they choose basic or advanced installations.
FPF’s Vice President of Policy, John Verdi, attended a meeting with Věra Jourová, the European Union’s Commissioner for Justice, Consumers, and Gender Equality. The meeting between EU policymakers and US civil society groups focused on an open, robust discussion of trans-Atlantic privacy issues, including the US/EU Privacy Shield program.