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May 8, 2009 | Jules Polonetsky

MediaPost Publications The Further Adventures Of Opt-In Man

Excellent review by Behavioral Insider’s Steve Smith of how networks are beginning to provide users access to profiles and a roadmap to make this more useful for users.  The eXelate widgetised version of a profile viewer that publishers or advertisers could provide at their own sites seems to make sense — if there was a […]

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May 7, 2009 | Jules Polonetsky

Homeland Security

The Department of Homeland Security is seeking applications for appointments to the agency’s Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee. The committee provides advice at the request of the Secretary of DHS and the agency’s Chief Privacy Officer on privacy related matters. The agency is seeking to fill two terms that would expire in January 2012, […]

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May 6, 2009 | Jules Polonetsky

Harvard Engineering

Looks like a fabulous talk today at Harvard to be presented by our Advisory Board member Professor Annie Anton. Harvard CRCS » 2009 » March.  Hope someone will be live blogging/twittering! CRCS Privacy and Security Lunch Seminar Date: Wednesday, May 6, 2009 Time: 12:00pm-1:30 pm Place: Maxwell Dworkin 119 Speaker: Annie Anton Title: Designing Software […]

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May 2, 2009 | Jules Polonetsky

More on Scalia

Scalia: Free Speech Trumps Privacy Online by Wendy Davishttp://web.archive.org/web/20090508122947/http://www.mediapost.com:80/publications/?fa=Articles.printFriendly&art_aid=105258 Some lawmakers are talking about enacting new online privacy laws, but at least one U.S. Supreme Court Judge has indicated that such laws might not be constitutional.Earlier this year, conservative judge Antonin Scalia said new privacy laws would conflict with the First Amendment. The remarks, made […]

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April 30, 2009 | FPF Staff

Justice Scalia’s Remarks About Privacy

Justice Scalia’s remarks about privacy, which came in response to Jules’ call for privacy advances at the IAT Law Conference, have been causing some controversy! Check it out here at the blog of FPF advisory board member professor Dan Solove and at Above the Law.

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April 18, 2009 | FPF Staff

CTO and CIO set. Next please, a CPO!

We now have respected and savvy technologists in place in government as CTO and CIO. Jules will be speaking at RSA this week to CIOs and CSOs about the key relationship between them and their CPO, an issue that has become an increasing corporate focus. With the many federal privacy issues in play right now, […]

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April 17, 2009 | FPF Staff

European Commission and Privacy

The European Commission is organising a personal data use and protection conference to look at new challenges for privacy. Get details here: Justice and Home Affairs – Newsroom – Events.

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April 12, 2009 | FPF Staff

Who are the Fiercest Privacy Advocates?

Increasingly, leading advertisers and marketers who want to see digital marketing succeed are the leading advocates for responsible practices. See this from former Internet Advertising Bureau head Greg Stuart: “Fight to the death those who want to use/abuse the medium for short-term gain but long-term loss, even if a marketer. Attack any entity trying to […]