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October 27, 2020 | Rob van Eijk

Event Recap: Panel at the Annual Privacy Forum 2020

Authors: Hunter Dorwart and Rob van Eijk To track and to get tracked: new innovative methods and advancements On September 30, 2020, the Future of Privacy Forum participated in a panel at the Annual Privacy Forum 2020 (APF-2020). The event is organized annually by the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA), the Directorate-General for Communications […]

24 Organizations Release Principles for Protecting Student Data Privacy and Equity in the Pandemic
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October 27, 2020 | FPF Staff

24 Organizations Release Principles for Protecting Student Data Privacy and Equity in the Pandemic

The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) and 23 other education, healthcare, disability rights, data protection, and civil liberties organizations today released Education During a Pandemic: Principles for Student Data Privacy and Equity (available here). The Principles offer 10 guiding recommendations for schools as they rely on new technologies and data to facilitate remote, in-person, or […]

FPF Submits Feedback and Comments on UNICEF’s Draft Policy Guidance on AI for Children
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October 23, 2020 | Jasmine Park

FPF Submits Feedback and Comments on UNICEF’s Draft Policy Guidance on AI for Children

Last week, FPF submitted feedback and comments to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on the Draft Policy Guidance on Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Children, which seeks “to promote children’s rights in government and private sector AI policies and practices, and to raise awareness of how AI systems can uphold or undermine children’s rights.”  The […]

A Look Back at the Role of Law and the Right To Privacy in LGBTQ+ History
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October 22, 2020 | Katelyn Ringrose

A Look Back at the Role of Law and the Right To Privacy in LGBTQ+ History

By Katelyn Ringrose, Christopher Wolf Diversity Law Fellow at the Future of Privacy Forum, and Christopher Wood, Executive Director of LGBT Tech, with thanks to Connor Colson, FPF Policy Intern.  LGBTQ+ rights are, and have always been, linked with privacy. Over the years, privacy-invasive laws, practices, and norms have been used to oppress LGBTQ+ individuals […]

Dr. Lauren Gardner, Creator of Johns Hopkins University’s COVID-19 Dashboard, and UC Berkeley Data Analytics Researcher Dr. Katherine Yelick to Keynote FPF Conference on Privacy & Pandemics
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October 21, 2020 | FPF Staff

Dr. Lauren Gardner, Creator of Johns Hopkins University’s COVID-19 Dashboard, and UC Berkeley Data Analytics Researcher Dr. Katherine Yelick to Keynote FPF Conference on Privacy & Pandemics

Workshop Explores the Value and Limits of Data and Technology in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic Today, the Future of Privacy Forum announced a pair of distinguished professors and researchers will be the keynote speakers for a two-day virtual workshop exploring the value and limits of data and technology in the context of a […]

FPF, Highmark Health, and CMU Host Wired for Health: 2020 — Examining Biometric Technologies in the Age of COVID-19
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October 13, 2020 | Katelyn Ringrose

FPF, Highmark Health, and CMU Host Wired for Health: 2020 — Examining Biometric Technologies in the Age of COVID-19

On Thursday, October 8th, Highmark Health, Carnegie Mellon University’s CyLab Security and Privacy Institute, and Future of Privacy Forum hosted a virtual symposium—taking an in-depth look at the role of biometrics and privacy in the COVID-19 era.  During this virtual symposium, expert discussants and presenters examined the impact of biometrics and privacy in the ongoing […]