At the intersection of AI and Data Protection law: Automated Decision-Making Rules, a Global Perspective (CPDP LatAm Panel)
On Thursday, 15th of July 2021, the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) organised during the CPDP LatAm Conference a panel titled ‘At the Intersection of AI and Data Protection law: Automated Decision Making Rules, a Global Perspective’. The aim of the Panel was to explore how existing data protection laws around the world apply to profiling and automated decision making practices.
Insights into the Future of Data Protection Enforcement: Regulatory Strategies of European Data Protection Authorities for 2021-2022
The Future of Privacy Forum released a report that brings “Insights into the future of data protection enforcement: Regulatory strategies of European Data Protection Authorities for 2021-2022”. The European Data Protection Authorities (DPAs) are arguably the most powerful data protection and privacy regulators in the world, having been granted by the European Union’s General Data […]
General Overview The Future of Privacy Forum seeks a Communications Intern to support its communications efforts. This is a paid internship position located in Washington, DC. FPF staff are working remotely until January 2022 and this internship will be remote. Responsibilities Develop social media content for FPF’s channels (Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook) Assist in ongoing communications […]
Spotlight on the Emerging Chinese Data Protection Framework: Lessons Learned from the Unprecedented Investigation of Didi Chuxing
Co-authored by Hunter Dorwart and Gabriela Zanfir-Fortuna As China is making headlines with its ramped up efforts to build a comprehensive data protection, privacy and cybersecurity legal framework with broad extraterritorial effects, a recent landmark enforcement action of the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) against one of the largest tech companies in the country shines […]
This month, the Uniform Law Commission (ULC) voted to approve the Uniform Personal Data Protection Act (UPDPA), a model bill designed to provide a template for uniform state privacy legislation. After some final amendments, it will be ready to be introduced in state legislatures in January 2022. The ULC has been engaged in an effort […]
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Last week, President Biden signed an Executive Order on “Promoting Competition in the American Economy” (“the Order” or “the EO”), published together with an explanatory Fact Sheet. The Order outlines a sweeping agenda for a “whole of government” approach to enforcement of antitrust laws in nearly every sector of the economy. Although there is a […]
Event Recap: Dublin Privacy Symposium 2021, Designing for Trust: Enhancing Transparency & Preventing User Manipulation
Key Takeaways The biggest challenge to increase UX transparency may be encouraging people to make deliberate decisions from a UX design perspective. Even designers’ color and shape choices in UI can be subtle ‘dark patterns’ that might even prevent, e.g., color-blind users from understanding the options at hand. Organizations should ask themselves whether they should […]