Posts by Brenda Leong

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Mary Culnan

Dr. Mary J. Culnan is Professor Emeritus at Bentley University. She also serves as a Senior Research Fellow in the Center for IT and the Global Economy (CITGE) at the Kogod School of Business, American University. Mary has testified before Congress, the Massachusetts Senate, and other government agencies on a range of privacy issues. In […]

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Big Data for All

See FPF Senior Fellow Omer Tene’s  concurring opinions post announcing the release of  Big Data for All: Privacy and User Control in the Age of Analytics. The  paper, co-authored by Tene and FPF Director Jules Polonetsky  discusses the value of helping individuals play an active role in the data economy through the “featurization” or “app-ification” of […]

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Mobile App Ecosystem Webinar – Sept. 13th at 4pm EST

The Future of Privacy Forum & World Privacy Forum’s briefing on the Mobile App Ecosystem will be held on September 13th at 4PM EST. This briefing is intended to further the NTIA-convened multistakeholder efforts to create a code of conduct for mobile application transparency. Details for the event can be found here.  

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Aug. 28, 2012 – Google To Beef Up Privacy Team – MediaPost

Google places job announcement seeking data privacy engineers. Privacy expert Jules Polonetsky, director and co-chair of the think tank Future of Privacy Forum, says he expects that other companies will follow Google’s lead and hire their own “white-hat” privacy hackers in order to discover problems before independent experts like Mayer. “It’s in line with the trend in a number of areas to find problems before your critics do, and try to fix them before someone turns them into a story,” he says.

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A Brief Future of Privacy Forum Survey of Mobile Application Best Practices

The Future of Privacy Forum staff put together this survey of app best practices documents to contribute to the upcoming NTIA discussions: A Brief FPF Survey of Mobile Application Best Practices The August 22, 2012 multistakeholder meeting will be the second in a series of NTIA-convened discussions concerning mobile application transparency. Webcast: http://www.ntia.doc.gov/other-publication/2012/privacy-multistakeholder-meeting-webcast-8-22-2012 Moderated Conference Bridge: […]