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!
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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, […]
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.
Future of Privacy Forum Announces Research Initiative To Develop Effective Messages to Communicate with Users about Online Data Use
WASHINGTON, May 19, 2009 – Today, the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) announced a major research initiative that will examine different methods for communicating with users about online advertising and privacy practices. The study will explore potential tools and notices that companies could use to raise consumer awareness regarding the use of online behavioral advertising […]
Future of Privacy Forum’s Best Practices page is a central repository for privacy-related guidance documents, reports, codes of conduct, and other resources that can help you navigate complex issues and implement initiatives in privacy-protective ways.