Posts by FPF Staff

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Smart Grid Consumer Privacy Seal Launch Press Release

  The Future of Privacy Forum and TRUSTe Launch a Smart Grid Privacy Seal Program Leaders in Government and Industry Voice Their Support The Future of Privacy Forum has developed a first of its kind privacy seal program for companies that use consumer energy information.  The seal will be powered by TRUSTe, the leading data privacy […]

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Take Two Targeted Ads and Call Me in the Morning

Take Two Targeted Ads and Call Me in the Morning Media Post By Steve Smith December 31, 2009 Among all of the possible messaging goals a marketer might get assigned, convincing online users that targeted advertising will be good for them has to be one of the toughest. As we have discussed in these columns, […]

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Prosser's Privacy @ 50

Christopher Wolf will be participating in Prosser’s Privacy @ 50 presented by the California Law Review on Friday, January 29, 2010 at the UC Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall) in Berkeley, California.

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FTC Exploring Privacy Roundtable

On December 7, 2009 the FTC hosted a public roundtable discussion to explore the emerging privacy issues posed by new technology and business practices. The day-long roundtable was moderated by Loretta Garrison and Chris Olsen, Federal Trade Commission and featured academics, advocates and industry experts. (link expired) Panelists: Lorrie Faith Cranor, Carnegie Mellon University Allen […]

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Facebook Change Gives Users More Privacy Controls

Facebook Change Gives Users More Privacy Controls Associated Press By Barbara Ortutay December 9, 2009 Facebook is changing its privacy settings to give users control over who sees the information they post on their personal pages. Beginning Wednesday, the networking Web site is taking the rare step of requiring its more than 350 million users […]

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Facebook Rolls Out New Privacy Tool

Facebook Rolls Out New Privacy Tool AFP By Glenn Chapman December 9, 2009 Facebook on Wednesday began calling on users to get a better grip on their online privacy by dictating who sees what in profiles at the world’s leading social networking service. All of Facebook’s more than 350 million members will be required to […]