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Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Act Shifts Away from a Consent-Centric Framework
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November 18, 2020 | Dr. Gabriela Zanfir-Fortuna

Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Act Shifts Away from a Consent-Centric Framework

    Authors: Caroline Hopland, Hunter Dorwart and Gabriela Zanfir-Fortuna The Singapore Parliament passed amendments to its Personal Data Protection Act 2012 (PDPA) on November 2, 2020, making it the first comprehensive review and change of this law since its enactment in 2012, as it was announced by the Ministry of Communications and Information (MCI) […]

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November 4, 2020 | Rob van Eijk

Understanding Blockchain: A Review of FPF’s Oct. 29th Digital Data Flows Masterclass

Authors: Hunter Dorwart, Stacey Gray, Brenda Leong, Jake van der Laan, Matthias Artzt, and Rob van Eijk On 29 October 2020, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB and Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) hosted the eight Digital Data Flows Masterclass. The masterclass on blockchain technology completes the VUB-FPF Digital Data Flows Masterclass series. The most recent masterclass […]

21st Century Cures Act Final Rule: Key Health Data Privacy Considerations
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November 2, 2020 | Dr. Rachele Hendricks-Sturrup

21st Century Cures Act Final Rule: Key Health Data Privacy Considerations

On the eve of a key compliance date, the HHS Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) extended deadlines for entities working in health information technology to comply with a new federal rule intended to “promote health care choice and competition across the United States” and “advance interoperability and support the access, […]

Exploring Consumer Attitudes About Privacy
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October 30, 2020 | FPF Staff

Exploring Consumer Attitudes About Privacy

We’ve been taking a look at recent studies about consumer attitudes regarding data use and privacy. A new study, “Privacy Front and Center,” from Consumer Reports’ Digital Lab with support from Omidyar Network, found that American consumers are increasingly concerned about privacy and data security when purchasing new products and services, which may be a competitive advantage […]

FPF Welcomes New Members to the Youth & Education Privacy Team
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October 29, 2020 | Karsen Bailey

FPF Welcomes New Members to the Youth & Education Privacy Team

We are thrilled to announce two new members of FPF’s Youth & Education Privacy team. The new staff –  Karsen Bailey and Bailey Sanchez – will help expand FPF’s technical assistance and training, resource creation and distribution, and state and federal legislative tracking. You can read more about Karsen and Bailey below. Please join us […]