General Overview: FPF is seeking to hire a Policy Counsel or Senior Counsel (dependent upon experience) to lead its work on emerging questions of privacy and data protection related to health data. Key responsibilities for the position are expected to include: working with the CEO and VP for Policy to define a strategic vision for […]
On May 19, 2021, the Israel Tech Policy Institute (ITPI), an Affiliate of The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF), hosted, together with the Tel Aviv University, The Stewart & Judy Colton Law and Innovation Program, an online event on the European Union’s (EU) Data Strategy and the Draft Data Governance Act (DGA). The draft DGA […]
This post is the first in an ongoing series on federal preemption and enforcement in United States federal privacy legislation. As federal lawmakers consider proposals for a federal baseline privacy law in the United States, one of the most complex challenges is federal preemption, or the extent to which a federal law should nullify the […]
About Us The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) is a non-profit organization that serves as a catalyst for privacy leadership and scholarship, advancing principled data practices in support of emerging technologies. The Youth & Education Privacy team advises policymakers, academics, companies, districts, and states on child and student privacy law and best practices; oversees the […]
India’s new Intermediary & Digital Media Rules: Expanding the Boundaries of Executive Power in Digital Regulation
The majority of these provisions were unanticipated, resulting in a raft of petitions filed in High Courts across the country challenging the validity of the various aspects of the Rules, including with regard to their constitutionality.
New FPF Report Highlights Privacy Tech Sector Evolving from Compliance Tools to Platforms for Risk Management and Data Utilization
As we enter the third phase of development of the privacy tech market, purchasers are demanding more integrated solutions, product offerings are more comprehensive, and startup valuations are higher than ever, according to a new report from the Future of Privacy Forum and Privacy Tech Alliance. These factors are leading to companies providing a wider […]
Colorado Privacy Act Passes Legislature: Growing Inconsistencies Ramp Up Pressure for Federal Privacy Law
Today, the Colorado Senate approved the House version of the Colorado Privacy Act (SB21-190) that passed yesterday, on June 7. If approved by Governor Jared Polis, Colorado will follow Virginia and California as the third U.S. state to establish baseline legal protections for consumer privacy. “Although the Colorado Privacy Act contains notable advances that build […]
Transparency is one of the fundamental principles of privacy and data protection legislation. The GDPR requires companies to provide notices to consumers in “concise, transparent, intelligible and easily accessible form, using clear and plain language.” What are the design principles that ensure a user interface is clear and transparent? How can organizations designing for web, mobile, wearables, voice assistants, connected cars and every sort of IoT device live up to these principles?