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FPF Releases Follow-Up Report on Consumer Genetics Companies and Practice of Transparency Reporting
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July 30, 2020 | Katelyn Ringrose

FPF Releases Follow-Up Report on Consumer Genetics Companies and Practice of Transparency Reporting

Today, the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) published “Consumer Genetic Testing Companies & The Role of Transparency Reports in Revealing Government Requests for User Data,” examining how leading consumer genetic testing companies require valid legal processes before disclosing consumer genetic information to the government, as well as how companies publish transparency reports around such disclosures. […]

FPF & VUB Roundtable – Banking on Personal Data
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July 29, 2020 | Rob van Eijk

FPF & VUB Roundtable – Banking on Personal Data

Authors: Caroline Hopland, Ine van Zeeland, and Rob van Eijk FPF & Vrije Universiteit Brussel: Banking on Personal Data Last week, Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) hosted a roundtable on open banking. Twenty subject-matter experts discussed some of the main challenges in banking and data protection law: consent and its […]

11th Annual Privacy Papers for Policymakers — Call for Nominations
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July 28, 2020 | FPF Staff

11th Annual Privacy Papers for Policymakers — Call for Nominations

The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) invites privacy scholars and authors with an interest in privacy issues to nominate finished papers for consideration for FPF’s annual Privacy Papers for Policymakers Award. PURPOSE To recognize the year’s leading privacy research and analytical work that is relevant to policymakers in the United States Congress, at U.S. federal […]

California SB 980 Would Codify Many of FPF’s Best Practices for Consumer Genetic Testing Services, but Key Differences Remain
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July 24, 2020 | Katelyn Ringrose

California SB 980 Would Codify Many of FPF’s Best Practices for Consumer Genetic Testing Services, but Key Differences Remain

Authors: John Verdi (Vice President of Policy) and Katelyn Ringrose (Christopher Wolf Diversity Law Fellow)  In July 2018, the Future of Privacy Forum released Privacy Best Practices for Consumer Genetic Testing Services. FPF developed the Best Practices following consultation with technical experts, regulators, leading consumer genetic and personal genomic testing companies, and civil society. The […]