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August 13, 2009 | FPF Staff

FOSI:"Wednesdays with Winston"

“Brown Bag” lunchtime program where we will learn what’s happening with online safety at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and what these developments may mean for your business. Attendees will hear from a panel of industry experts on updates from COPPA, behavioral advertising and other issues affecting online safety and privacy followed by an interactive […]

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August 13, 2009 | FPF Staff

Gallery of Leading Practices

In order to encourage companies to further develop innovative means of communicating with their users about data use and behavioral advertising, The Future of Privacy Forum highlights the following companies for taking the lead in providing transparency and control to their customers. If you are aware of other companies that deserve a “cheer”, please let […]

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August 12, 2009 | FPF Staff

FPF's Reply Comments to the White House Cookie Policy

The Future of Privacy Forum is providing the below suggestions to offer a roadmap for enabling the use of analysis, site optimization and tracking technologies by government agencies. Personalizing site content for users who wish to have a setting remembered, enabling long term shopping carts and capturing analytics information over time to improving site usage […]

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August 11, 2009 | FPF Staff

Study on the Business Case for Proactive Privacy Protection Ongoing in UK

The UK Information Commissioners’ Office recently announced that it has commissioned a three-month research project to support the business case for investing in proactive privacy protection. The discussion document will be available here on August 14, 2009, and there will an opportunity to provide feedback online. More details can be seen at this link. It […]

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August 10, 2009 | Jules Polonetsky

FPF’s Reply Comments to the Federal Websites Cookie Policy

The Future of Privacy Forum is providing the below suggestions to offer a roadmap for enabling the use of analysis, site optimization and tracking technologies by government agencies. Personalizing site content for users who wish to have a setting remembered, enabling long term shopping carts and capturing analytics information over time to improving site usage […]

The Blog

August 10, 2009 | FPF Staff

FPF's Reply Comments to the Federal Websites Cookie Policy

The Future of Privacy Forum is providing the below suggestions to offer a roadmap for enabling the use of analysis, site optimization and tracking technologies by government agencies. Personalizing site content for users who wish to have a setting remembered, enabling long term shopping carts and capturing analytics information over time to improving site usage […]

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August 6, 2009 | Jules Polonetsky

Address Consumer Concerns about Behavioral Ads or the Browser Developers May Do It For You, Real Soon.

To support our point that businesses should  worry about the consumer view of behavioral advertising as much as they worry about legislative activity, have a look at CDT’s update on the current browser privacy controls available to users.  Healthy browser competition over the last few years has made privacy an increasingly prominent feature for browser […]

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August 5, 2009 | FPF Staff

Time Will Tell…

What a difference six months makes! Six months ago, the staff of the Federal Trade Commission released a set of proposed principles to guide the development of self-regulation in online behavioral advertising, which it described as an “evolving area”. Industry groups reacted by agreeing to a set of principles focused around ensuring that all behaviorally […]