Sensor networks and always-on data flows are supporting new service models and generating analytics that make modern cities and local communities faster and safer, as well as more sustainable, more livable, and more equitable. At the same time, connected smart city devices raise concerns about individuals’ privacy, autonomy, freedom of choice, and potential discrimination by […]
Proposal from the advocates http://www.worldprivacyforum.org/pdf/ConsumerProtections_FTC_ConsensusDoc_Final_s.pdf Comments of the FTC Chairman http://techdailydose.nationaljournal.com/2010/07/ftc-weighs-do-not-track-list.php Commissioner Brill http://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=ddba4e6e-ba99-409a-ac48-2e822776e32a Senator Pryor http://www.nextgov.com/nextgov/ng_20101001_6529.php PrivacyChoice http://privacychoice.wordpress.com/2010/11/17/do-not-track-in-browser-headers-six-concerns/ Arvind Narayanan and Jonathan Mayer, Stanford http://donottrack.us/ Harlan Yu, Princeton http://www.freedom-to-tinker.com/blog/harlanyu/do-not-track-not-simple-it-sounds ITIF http://www.itif.org/files/2010-do-not-track.pdf Please let us know if we are missing anything else useful!
The following is a guest post to the FPF Blog from Ira Rubinstein, a Senior Fellow at the Information Law Institute and Adjunct Professor at New York University School of Law In early May, Reps. Rick Boucher (D-VA) and Cliff Stearns (R-FL) released a discussion draft of comprehensive privacy legislation. The draft bill would require […]
Refreshing staff on FERPA essential as districts implement COVID-19 screening, Education Dive, Shawna De La Rosa, July 20, 2020 Explainer: How the U.S. Seeks to Protect Children’s Privacy Online, Reuters, July 8, 2020 Online learning hiccups lead to civil liberties threats, The Hill, Williamson N. Evers and Jonathan Hofer, July 7, 2020 Facial recognition in Lockport […]
Building on the success of FPF’s Masterclass series that helps lawmakers and the public understand data driven technologies, these training sessions feature in-depth learning experiences, designed for in-house corporate executives, privacy professionals, lawyers, and other business leaders to learn directly from experts. The classes provide individuals who play a role in developing policies for organizations […]
Today, the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation held a hearing to examine the broad policy issues facing the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Commissioners Pai, Clyburn, and O’Rielly outlined their priorities for the FCC, and answered questions about their proposed plans—including for the future of net neutrality and privacy of data collected online.
This morning, Facebook announced that they will begin rolling out new requirements for its “Custom Audiences” targeting tool for advertisers. These updates are a useful step towards creating better user understanding of data flows both on Facebook and in the broader web, and enhancing the accountability of advertisers who use custom marketing lists.
By Omer Tene Jules Polonetsky, Co-chair and Director of the Future of Privacy Forum, and I are delighted to announce that our paper, “To Track or ‘Do Not Track’: Advancing Transparency and Individual Control in Online Behavioral Advertising,” has been accepted for publication in the Fall 2011 issue of the Minnesota Journal of Law, Science, […]
Commoditization of Data is the Problem, Not the Solution – Why Placing a Price Tag on Personal Information May Harm Rather Than Protect Consumer Privacy
This guest post is by Lokke Moerel, a Professor of Global ICT Law at Tilburg University and Senior of Counsel at Morrison & Foerster in Berlin, and Christine Lyon, partner at Morrison & Foerster in Palo Alto, California. To learn more about FPF in Europe, please visit https://fpf.org/eu. By Lokke Moerel and Christine Lyon Friend and […]