Who We Are
FPF brings together industry, academics, consumer advocates, and other thought leaders to explore the challenges posed by technological innovation and develop privacy protections, ethical norms, and workable business practices. Through research, publications, educational meetings, expert testimony, and other related activities, FPF works with organizations and governments to shape best practices and policies, in the United States and globally.
FPF convenes experts to foster collaboration and promote insightful research on data protection that supports the utility of data. FPF initiatives have real world consumer privacy impact. FPF provides expert testimony and comments to Congress, federal agencies, Congressionally chartered commissions, and legislatures around the world. FPF shares research and insights through its reports and roundtables, and events such as Student Privacy Boot Camps, Consumer-Business Dialogue, Privacy War Games, and Privacy Book Club discussions. In Europe, FPF helps regulators, policymakers, and staff at data protection authorities better understand the technologies at the forefront of data protection law.
Technological innovation and new uses of data can help solve big societal problems and improve lives.
Technological innovation must be accompanied by fresh privacy thinking.
It is possible to build a world where technological innovation and privacy can coexist.
It is possible to reach consensus on ethical norms, policies, and business practices to address new privacy challenges.