August 15, 2019 | editor
August 15, 2019 | Brenda Leong
Digital Deep Fakes
The media has recently labeled manipulated videos of people “deepfakes,” a portmanteau of “deep learning” and “fake,” on the assumption that AI-based software is behind them all. But the technology behind video manipulation is not all based on deep learning (or any form of AI), and what are lumped together as deepfakes actually differ depending on the particular technology used. So while the example videos above were all doctored in some way, they were not all altered using the same technological tools, and the risks they pose – particularly as to being identifiable as fake – may vary.
August 14, 2019 | editor
Privacy Tech Alliance
August 12, 2019 | editor
Donate to Fund an FPF Fellowship Today
Despite demand for privacy experts at mid and senior levels, it continues to be difficult for young professionals to start a career in this area, and even harder for students without the resources to take low paying internships. And with bias and discrimination playing such a central role in data protection today, the privacy community […]
August 12, 2019 | Amelia Vance
Policy Manager – Education Privacy Team
August 9, 2019 | Nat Wood
Protected: Exploring the Intersection of Data Protection and Competition Law: The 3rd edition of the Brussels Privacy Symposium
August 2, 2019 | Nat Wood
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August 1, 2019 | editor
Congressional Leaders Join Future of Privacy Forum, Charter Communications to Discuss Consumer Privacy
Will Congress advance a federal privacy law? FPF Vice President of Policy John Verdi spoke with two leading House members to find out. Watch the video below of John’s July 19th conversation with House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection Chair Jan Schakowsky and Ranking Member Cathy McMorris Rodgers. Thank you to Charter Communications […]
July 30, 2019 | Brenda Leong
COPYRIGHTS AND PRIVACY: What is the Irrevocable License and is it Really a Privacy Concern?
The reasons for the development and inclusion of these clauses, and the privacy controversies the terms can trigger, tell an interesting tale about the intersection of data protection and intellectual property law.
July 25, 2019 | Amelia Vance
FPF Letter to Senate on School Safety
This week, the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) sent a letter to the Senate Homeland, Security & Governmental Affairs Committee in advance of today’s hearing “Examining State and Federal Recommendations for Enhancing School Safety Against Targeted Violence.”