Posts by Brenda Leong

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Promoting Innovation, and Protecting Privacy in the Classroom

Today, FPF announces the release of two new student privacy related papers.  They are: Who Is Reading Whom Now: Privacy in Education from Books to MOOCs (Jules Polonetsky and Omer Tene (October 7, 2014), Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment & Technology Law, Forthcoming. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2507044) and, Student Data: Trust, Transparency and the Role of […]

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Facebook Moves Forward with an Ethics Review Panel

Jules and Omer opine in the Hill on today’s announcement from Facebook, commenting about the “essential accountability mechanism for companies that are struggling to balance the risks and opportunities of big data.” The Hill “Facebook’s announcement — establishing guidelines, review processes, training and enhanced transparency for research projects — marks another milestone in the emergence […]

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CDT’s "Always On" – the Digital Student

FPF attended the “Always On – Digital Student” forum hosted by the Center for Democracy & Technology and the Data Quality Campaign on September 24, 2014.  The Digital Student Challenge Jon Phillips of Dell opened the session with a challenge that we need to change the learning process as well as change how we measure […]

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Transparency About What Data is Used is Key for Parents and Students

Last week, the New York Times hosted a Room for Debate on Protecting Student Privacy in On-Line Learning.  The question: “Is the collection of data from schools an invasion of students’ privacy?”  Jules’ weighed in, making the key point that schools must continuously and effectively communicate with parents on what technology is being used, what […]

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Privacy Papers for Policy Makers launch Event – Nov. 7, 2012

Please join us for discussion and cocktails as we release our third annual Privacy Papers for Policy Makers Digest. Each year, the Future of Privacy Forum invites privacy scholars and authors with an interest in privacy issues to submit papers to be considered for “Privacy Papers for Policy Makers.” The selected papers, which are chosen by our advisory board, are then compiled into our annual digest and circulated […]

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Oct. 25, 2012 – FPF was mentioned in Politico for the release of Privacy Papers for Policy Makers 2012

Please join the Future of Privacy Forum for a reception celebrating the selected authors on Wednesday, November 7 from 4:00-6:30 pm at the Microsoft Innovation & Policy Center, 901 K Street, 11th Floor, Washington DC, 20001 To RSVP for this event please e-mail [email protected] Click here to see Politico. Click here to read more about […]

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From Uruguay, Chris Wolf: Privacy and Technology in Balance

On Tuesday, October 23, FPF’s Chris Wolf was one of the first plenary speakers at the 34th Annual Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Authorities in Punta Del Este, Uruguay.  Here is the text of his remarks: Privacy and Technology in Balance Thank you for the opportunity to present on behalf of the Future of Privacy […]