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Privacy Papers 2018
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December 17, 2018 | Jeremy Greenberg

Privacy Papers 2018

The winners of the 2018 PPPM Award are: Shattering One-Way Mirrors. Data Subject Access Rights in Practice by Jef Ausloos, Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Amsterdam’s Institute for Information Law; and Pierre Dewitte, Researcher, KU Leuven Centre for IT & IP Law Abstract: The right of access occupies a central role in EU data protection law’s arsenal […]

Jules Polonetsky interviewed on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal
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December 16, 2018 | editor

Jules Polonetsky interviewed on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal

FPF CEO Jules Polonetsky was interviewed on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal Friday. He discussed the need for federal privacy legislation, internet companies’ data collection practices and the Federal Trade Commission’s authority to stop deceptive practices, among other topics. Watch the appearance here.

The HIPAA Privacy Rule 15 Years Later: What’s Next?
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December 10, 2018 | Carson Martinez

The HIPAA Privacy Rule 15 Years Later: What’s Next?

On December 4th, FPF, Intel, and Duke in DC hosted “The HIPAA Privacy Rule 15 Years Later: What’s Next?” The event brought together stakeholders across the health data ecosystem to explore the current challenges related to the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule. Specifically, the discussion focused on solutions to mitigate restrictions to data sharing in clinical care and research due to administrative burdens, while at the same time maintain the privacy of protected health information (PHI).

Full house at IAPP Brussels interested in Deciphering Legitimate Interests. Download our LI Report here!
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December 10, 2018 | Gabriela Zanfir-Fortuna

Full house at IAPP Brussels interested in Deciphering Legitimate Interests. Download our LI Report here!

The session that the Future of Privacy Forum organized for the IAPP Europe Congress in Brussels on November 28, Deciphering “legitimate interests”: actual enforcement cases and tested solutions, generated great interest among privacy professionals. We had a full house attending – more than 500 participants, according to the IAPP. The panel was based on a Report published earlier this year by the FPF and Nymity.

FPF Partner in algoaware Project Releases State of the Art Report
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December 7, 2018 | Brenda Leong

FPF Partner in algoaware Project Releases State of the Art Report

algoaware has released the first public version of the State of the Art Report, open for peer review. The report includes a comprehensive explanation of the key concepts of algorithmic decision-making, a summary of the academic debate and its most pressing issues, as well as an overview of the most recent and relevant initiatives and policy actions of the civil society as well as of national and international governing bodies.

New Guide Compares Privacy Laws in EU and California
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December 7, 2018 | FPF Staff

New Guide Compares Privacy Laws in EU and California

Washington, DC – The Future of Privacy Forum and DataGuidance have released a new report, Comparing privacy laws: GDPR v. CCPA, which analyzes and contrasts the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA). GDPR, which became effective in the EU on May 25, 2018, and the CCPA, scheduled to go into effect January 1, 2020, both aim to protect individuals’ personal data and apply to businesses that collect, use or share that data, online or off.

[Webinar] GDPR vs. CCPA: An in depth Comparative Analysis (Thurs, Dec 13, at 10:00 AM ET)
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December 7, 2018 | Michelle Bae

[Webinar] GDPR vs. CCPA: An in depth Comparative Analysis (Thurs, Dec 13, at 10:00 AM ET)

The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) and DataGuidance have released a new Comparison Guide on the GDPR vs. CCPA, which provides an in-depth analysis on the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA). The Guide highlights the degree of similarity of the GDPR and CCPA on the five key provisions, and a detailed analysis of the similarities and differences.