January 5, 2018 | Melanie Bates
January 3, 2018 | Melanie Bates
Privacy and the Connected Vehicle: Navigating the Road Ahead (January 23, 2018 in Washington, DC)
Join Hogan Lovells and FPF for an event focused on data issues related to connected cars and the future of mobility on January 23, 2018, from 9:45 AM – 2:00 PM. This half-day event will highlight industry privacy practices, regulatory developments, and emerging uses of mobility data.
December 12, 2017 | Margaret Honda
Privacy Papers 2017: Spotlight on the Winning Authors
Today, FPF announced the winners of the 8th Annual Privacy Papers for Policymakers (PPPM) Award. This Award recognizes leading privacy scholarship that is relevant to policymakers in the United States Congress, at U.S. federal agencies, and for data protection authorities abroad.
December 12, 2017 | Melanie Bates
This Year’s Six Must-Read Privacy Papers: The Future of Privacy Forum Announces Recipients of Annual Privacy Award
Washington, DC – Today, the Future of Privacy Forum announced the winners of the 8th Annual Privacy Papers for Policymakers Award. The PPPM Award recognizes leading privacy scholarship that is relevant to policymakers in the U.S. Congress, at U.S. federal agencies, and for data protection authorities abroad. The winners of the 2017 PPPM Award are:
December 11, 2017 | Lauren Smith
Unfairness By Algorithm: Distilling the Harms of Automated Decision-Making
Analysis of personal data can be used to improve services, advance research, and combat discrimination. However, such analysis can also create valid concerns about differential treatment of individuals or harmful impacts on vulnerable communities. These concerns can be amplified when automated decision-making uses sensitive data (such as race, gender, or familial status), impacts protected classes, or affects individuals’ eligibility for housing, employment, or other core services. When seeking to identify harms, it is important to appreciate the context of interactions between individuals, companies, and governments—including the benefits provided by automated decision-making frameworks, and the fallibility of human decision-making.
December 8, 2017 | Margaret Honda
Responsible Research and Privacy Practices Workshop generates new research opportunities
On November 2-3, 2017, the Future of Privacy Forum’s Research Coordination Network partnered with Facebook, Bentley University and University of Central Florida to host a workshop titled “Bridging Industry and Academia to Tackle Responsible Research and Privacy Practices”. As the title infers, the purpose of the workshop was to bring together key stakeholders from across industry, civil society, and academia to advance the privacy research agenda, focusing on topics including data analytics and privacy-preserving technologies, privacy and ethics in user research and people-centered privacy design.
December 7, 2017 | FPF Staff
Financial Data Localization: Conflicts and Consequences
How has the growing trend of global financial data localization laws affected financial institutions handling difficult questions of data privacy? What have been the practical impacts of these laws? FPF addresses these questions in a new info-graphic: “Financial Data Localization: Conflicts and Consequences.”
December 7, 2017 | Margaret Honda
Privacy Papers 2017
December 5, 2017 | Stacey Gray
NAI Combines Web, Mobile, and Cross-Device Tracking Rules for 2018
The Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) released its 2018 Code of Conduct yesterday, consolidating the rules for online and mobile behavioral advertising (interest-based advertising). NAI, a non-profit organization in Washington, DC, is the leading self-regulatory association for digital advertising, with over 100 members and a formalized internal review mechanism.
December 4, 2017 | Matthew Green
Where Are They Now? FPF Trains a New Generation of Privacy Leaders
FPF offers up-and-coming privacy professionals fellowship opportunities, often giving college graduates experience in the privacy world. In this post, we will take a look at some of FPF’s former employees who have gone on to impressive privacy careers.