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The European Commission Considers Amending the General Data Protection Regulation to Make Digital Age of Consent Consistent
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July 21, 2020 | Jasmine Park

The European Commission Considers Amending the General Data Protection Regulation to Make Digital Age of Consent Consistent

The European Commission published a Communication on its mandated two-year evaluation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on June 24, 2020 in which it discusses as a future policy development “the possible harmonisation of the age of children consent in relation to information society services.” Notably, harmonizing the age of consent for children across […]

FPF Welcomes New Members to the Youth & Education Privacy Project
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July 20, 2020 | FPF Staff

FPF Welcomes New Members to the Youth & Education Privacy Project

We are thrilled to announce two new members of FPF’s Youth & Education Privacy team. The new staff –  Juliana Cotto and Dr. Carrie Klein – will help expand FPF’s technical assistance and training, resource creation and distribution, and state and federal legislative tracking. You can read more about Juliana and Carrie below. Please join […]

DCU & FPF Webinar – The Independent and Effective DPO: Legal and Policy Perspectives
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July 14, 2020 | Rob van Eijk

DCU & FPF Webinar – The Independent and Effective DPO: Legal and Policy Perspectives

On July 8th, Dublin City University (DCU) and the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) jointly organized the webinar “The Independent and Effective DPO: Legal and Policy Perspectives.” The webinar was designed to help policymakers, regulators, and their staff better understand legal views concerning the position of the Data Protection Officer within an organization. The first […]

New FPF Study: More Than 250 European Companies are Participating in Key EU-US Data Transfer Mechanism
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July 14, 2020 | Jeremy Greenberg

New FPF Study: More Than 250 European Companies are Participating in Key EU-US Data Transfer Mechanism

Co-Authored by: Drew Medway & Jeremy Greenberg European Companies’ Participation in Privacy Shield Up Nearly 30% from the Past Year. EU-US Privacy Shield Remains Essential to Leading European Companies. From Major Employers such as Logitech and Siemens to Leading Technology Firms like Telefónica and SAP, European Companies Depend on the EU-US Agreement. The Privacy Shield […]