Posts by Brenda Leong

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Privacy Papers for Policy Makers

Future of Privacy Forum is pleased to share the third annual “Privacy Papers for Policy Makers,” showcasing leading analytical thinking about current and emerging privacy issues.

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FPF Announces Privacy Papers for Policy Makers 2012

The Future of Privacy Forum Announces Privacy Papers for Policy Makers 2012 WASHINGTON – The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) today released the 2012 Privacy Papers for Policy Makers, highlighting eight leading privacy writings that were voted by the FPF Advisory Board to be most useful for policy makers. The papers cover a wide array […]

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Washington Privacy Update Event, Chicago, IL

Invitation to those of you in Chicago – please join us! Our friends at BrightTag with help from privacy expert Justine Gottshall are hosting an event for us. Washington Privacy Update Event When: Thursday, October 25th, 10:00am – 11:30  Please RSVP to [email protected] to sign up and we will send you location and details. (no […]

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What’s Wrong with the Proposed EU Right of Data Portability?

A new report shows that a largely unpublicized section of the EU draft Data Protection Regulation could have far reaching implications for both businesses and consumers.  The draft Regulation gives consumers an unprecedented new economic and human right—the right to data portability (“RDP”).   The basic idea of the RDP is that individuals would be able […]

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Rushing to Install – Online Notice and Consumer Behavior

During our Mobile App Ecosystem Webinar, presenter Nathan Good, Chief Scientist and Principal of Good Research, referred to a video that showcases users’ interaction and behavior with notice during installation in the online environment. When you watch the video, keep in mind that the video is in real-time (meaning it’s not sped up). The experiment […]

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Oct. 01, 2012 – Data: Tool for Efficiency? Privacy Issue? , DESSC

A large task in industry is to address possible privacy concerns at the start of new product development, while also enabling data to be used in innovative ways. Few people were concerned with the location information of their home WiFi routers until street map data began to be compiled. FPF and TRUSTe announced its privacy seal program with the intent to address such customer concerns:

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New Advertising & Marketing Programs for Top Wireless Carriers

Some mobile advertising and reporting news coming out of  Advertising Week in NYC, as two wireless carriers make announcements about their marketing and advertising programs. Sprint announced the launch of its new advertising platform called Pinsight Media+ in which customers will have “choice and control over whether they have their data anonymously used so that advertisers using the platform can […]

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FPF Mentioned in The Energy Datapalooza Fact Sheet, The White House

As part of the Energy Data Initiative, the Obama Administration hosted the Energy Datapalooza, highlighting entrepreneurs and innovators that are using freely available data from the government to build products, services, and apps that advance the future of clean energy in their Energy Datapalooza Fact Sheet. FPF was mentioned for its seal program, the first […]