January 2, 2019 | editor
December 10, 2018 | Gabriela Zanfir-Fortuna
Full house at IAPP Brussels interested in Deciphering Legitimate Interests. Download our LI Report here!
The session that the Future of Privacy Forum organized for the IAPP Europe Congress in Brussels on November 28, Deciphering “legitimate interests”: actual enforcement cases and tested solutions, generated great interest among privacy professionals. We had a full house attending – more than 500 participants, according to the IAPP. The panel was based on a Report published earlier this year by the FPF and Nymity.
December 7, 2018 | FPF Staff
New Guide Compares Privacy Laws in EU and California
Washington, DC – The Future of Privacy Forum and DataGuidance have released a new report, Comparing privacy laws: GDPR v. CCPA, which analyzes and contrasts the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA). GDPR, which became effective in the EU on May 25, 2018, and the CCPA, scheduled to go into effect January 1, 2020, both aim to protect individuals’ personal data and apply to businesses that collect, use or share that data, online or off.
December 7, 2018 | Michelle Bae
[Webinar] GDPR vs. CCPA: An in depth Comparative Analysis (Thurs, Dec 13, at 10:00 AM ET)
The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) and DataGuidance have released a new Comparison Guide on the GDPR vs. CCPA, which provides an in-depth analysis on the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA). The Guide highlights the degree of similarity of the GDPR and CCPA on the five key provisions, and a detailed analysis of the similarities and differences.
November 28, 2018 | FPF Staff
CCPA, face to face with the GDPR: An in depth comparative analysis
The General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) (‘GDPR’) and the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (‘CCPA’) both aim to guarantee strong protection for individuals regarding their personal data and apply to businesses that collect, use, or share consumer data, whether the information was obtained online or offline.
October 18, 2018 | FPF Staff
Learning from Europe but looking beyond for privacy law
FPF’s CEO, Jules Polonetsky, recently published an opinion piece in The Hill that discussed the need for comprehensive federal privacy legislation.
July 19, 2018 | Gabriela Zanfir-Fortuna
Policy Brief: European Commission’s Strategy for AI, explained
The European Commission published a Communication on “Artificial Intelligence for Europe” on April 24th 2018. It highlights the transformative nature of AI technology for the world and it calls for the EU to lead the way in the approach of developing AI on a fundamental rights framework. AI for good and for all is the motto the Commission proposes. The Communication could be summed up as announcing concrete funding for research projects, clear social goals and more thinking about everything else.
June 18, 2018 | FPF Staff
FPF Launches Israel Tech Policy Institute
Last week, we launched The Israel Tech Policy Institute, an incubator for tech policy leadership and scholarship, advancing ethical practices in support of emerging technologies. Co-founded by Jules Polonetsky, CEO of the Future of Privacy Forum, and Omer Tene, an Israeli law professor and VP and Chief Knowledge Office at the International Association of Privacy Professionals, the Israel Technology Policy Institute is a new think tank established to provoke, convene and lead policy discussions and support research on privacy, cybersecurity and ethical use of technologies.
June 11, 2018 | Jenn Abramson
A Toast to Privacy: Celebrating Day 1 of the GDPR
On May 24, the Future of Privacy Forum was honored to co-host a “Toast to Privacy” with the European Union Delegation to the United States to mark the implementation of GDPR and celebrate those who have been working on related projects. The event was held at the Delegation of the European Union’s offices and was attended by public and private sector, government, and civil society leaders from Europe and the United States.
May 24, 2018 | Amelia Vance
Dept of Ed: Parents, Not Minor Students, Must Consent to College Admissions Pre-Test Surveys and Data Sharing
Ed Tech vendors that use student data to provide services in schools must navigate a complicated legal landscape, including intertwining state and federal laws, all of which are designed to protect student privacy.