November 21, 2017 | Melanie Bates
November 20, 2017 | Melanie Bates
Roundtable Discussion: Smart Cities and Open Data (2017 MetroLab Network Annual Summit)
The Smart Cities and Open Data movements promise to use data to spark civic innovation and engagement, promote inclusivity, and transform modern communities. At the same time, advances in sensor technology, re-identification science, and Big Data analytics have challenged cities and their partners to construct effective safeguards for the collection, use, sharing, and disposal of personal information.
November 16, 2017 | Amelia Vance
The Top 10: Student Privacy News (October-November 2017)
The Future of Privacy Forum tracks student privacy news very closely, and shares relevant news stories with our newsletter subscribers. Approximately every month, we post “The Top 10,” a blog with our top student privacy stories.
November 15, 2017 | Melanie Bates
John Verdi Talks Connected Devices with Fox 2 St. Louis
“What data is being transmitted and what data is being used really depends on the device,” Verdi said. “They can offload that information from the device to servers on the internet that are either controlled by the companies or third parties and there’s some processing that can happen there.”
November 14, 2017 | Leslie Harris
Understanding Corporate Data Sharing Decisions: Practices, Challenges, and Opportunities for Sharing Corporate Data with Researchers
Today, the Future of Privacy Forum released a new study, Understanding Corporate Data Sharing Decisions: Practices, Challenges, and Opportunities for Sharing Corporate Data with Researchers. In this report, we aim to contribute to the literature by seeking the “ground truth” from the corporate sector about the challenges they encounter when they consider making data available for academic research. We hope that the impressions and insights gained from this first look at the issue will help formulate further research questions, inform the dialogue between key stakeholders, and identify constructive next steps and areas for further action and investment.
November 14, 2017 | Melanie Bates
New Study: Companies are Increasingly Making Data Accessible to Academic Researchers, but Opportunities Exist for Greater Collaboration
Washington, DC – Today, the Future of Privacy Forum released a new study, Understanding Corporate Data Sharing Decisions: Practices, Challenges, and Opportunities for Sharing Corporate Data with Researchers. In this report, FPF reveals findings from research and interviews with experts in the academic and industry communities. Three main areas are discussed: 1) The extent to which leading companies make data available to support published research that contributes to public knowledge; 2) Why and how companies share data for academic research; and 3) The risks companies perceive to be associated with such sharing, as well as their strategies for mitigating those risks.
November 10, 2017 | Amelia Vance
Protected: K-12 Privacy Leaders Working Group Notes and Resources
November 6, 2017 | Melanie Bates
Advisory Board Reviewers for PPPM 2017
November 6, 2017 | Melanie Bates
Spotlight on PPPM Judges (2017)
November 3, 2017 | Melanie Bates
FPF Advisory Board Member Amie Stepanovich Discusses ‘Why Inclusion Matters’
Yesterday, Future of Privacy Forum Advisory Board Member, Amie Stepanovich, U.S. Policy Manager at Access Now, published an article explaining the importance of ensuring marginalized communities have greater influence on how emerging technologies are being developed.