September 26, 2016 | Melanie Bates

Future of Privacy Forum Awarded National Science Foundation Grant to Support Industry-Academic Collaboration on National Privacy Research Priorities

The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) has received a $300,000, two-year grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to establish a Privacy Research and Data Responsibility Research Coordination Network (RCN). The RCN will produce a community of academic researchers and industry practitioners to support industry-academic cooperation to address research priorities identified in the Administration’s recently released National Privacy Research Strategy (NPRS).


September 21, 2016 | Lauren Smith

First Take: Privacy in the Federal Automated Vehicles Policy

In the federal guidance for autonomous vehicles issued yesterday, the Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have wisely recognized that privacy will play a key role in promoting trust in connected vehicles. This guidance and its emphasis on privacy is an important first step in building that trust.


September 21, 2016 | Melanie Bates

Supporting Parental Choice for Student Data

Today, the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) released, “Supporting Parental Choice for Student Data.” The paper discusses the importance of trusting parents to make the final decision on when and where to share their child’s educational information outside of the school environment.


September 20, 2016 | Melanie Bates

FPF Statement on the Department of Transportation’s Federal Automated Vehicles Policy

NHTSA has wisely recognized that privacy will play a key role in promoting trust in connected vehicles. Today’s guidance is an important first step in building that trust. A future in which new kinds of mobility will expand transportation opportunities for all segments of society will depend on broad collection and use of data to ensure maximum safety and convenience for consumers.

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September 27, 2016

Privacy in the Smart City: Finding the Middle Ground

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September 30, 2016

Higher Education Working Group Call

October 6, 2016

FPF Capital Area Academic Network

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October 6, 2016

Connected Cars Working Group Meeting

October 6, 2016

Location and Ad Practices Working Group Call

October 20, 2016

Connected Cars Working Group Call

October 27, 2016

Understanding EU Law, Institutions and Policymaking

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November 8, 2016

Brussels Privacy Symposium

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January 17, 2016

Privacy Papers for Policy Makers

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