Despite a broad consensus around the need for and value of de-identification, one of the biggest challenges in the privacy profession remains how to determine when data is, or is not, de-identified. Join us for this in-depth discussion on how and when privacy professionals, industry groups, and regulators around the world have tackled this thorny question.
Posts by Melanie E. Bates
Criteo and The Future of Privacy Forum are pleased to invite you to an exceptional conference gathering a very high-level selection of regulators, lawyers, advertisers, publishers and politics to discuss about individual privacy in a data driven world.
The course, titled “Cyber Policy and Privacy Law,” will be co-taught by Professor Margaret Hu and Jules Polonetsky, CEO at FPF. The course will examine how the expanding role of the internet, big data, e-commerce, social media, and wearable technology has strained the preexisting regulatory and constitutional frameworks that have guided privacy protections under the law.
Please join the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) and the Ohio State University’s Program on Data and Governance in Washington, DC, on Tuesday, June 14, 2016, for a discussion of ethics, privacy and practical research reviews in corporate settings.
Washington, DC – Today, the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) and ConnectSafely are releasing the Educator’s Guide to Student Data Privacy. Technology tools and applications are changing the way schools and teachers educate students across the country. New resources are making it easier for teachers and students to communicate in and outside of the classroom making learning a 24/7 activity.
“The IRB may make very different decisions based on who is on the board, what university it is, and what they’re feeling that day,” says Kelsey Finch, policy counsel at the Future of Privacy Forum. There are hundreds of these IRBs in the US—and they’re grappling with research ethics in the digital age largely on their own.
Today, a wide range of privacy groups and industry stakeholders participating in the National Telecommunications & Information Administration (NTIA) Multi-Stakeholder process concerning privacy, transparency, and accountability issues regarding commercial and private use of unmanned aircraft systems (drones) agreed on a set of best practices.
We are pleased to share that the Samford University Board of Trustees recently voted to award tenure to FPF Advisory Board Member and Cumberland School of Law Associate Professor Woodrow “Woody” Hartzog, and to name him the W. Stancil Starnes Professor of Law.
According to Jules Polonetsky, CEO of the Future of Privacy Forum, the limit ad tracking feature hasn’t been heavily surveyed. So while Koestier’s comment might be comforting for marketers, this means it’s possible that most mobile users are simply unaware the feature exists.
Shearman & Sterling, LLP Partner Richard Hsu, a CIPP/US and CIPM Certified Privacy Professional, Global Head of the Intellectual Property and Technology Transactions Group and Co-Head of the Global Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) Industry Group, interviewed Jules Polonetsky.