Organizations must lead with privacy and ethics when researching and implementing neurotechnology: FPF and IBM Live event and report release
A New FPF and IBM Report and Live Event Explores Questions About Transparency, Consent, Security, and Accuracy of Data The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) and the IBM Policy Lab released recommendations for promoting privacy and mitigating risks associated with neurotechnology, specifically with brain-computer interface (BCI). The new report provides developers and policymakers with actionable […]
The future of international data transfers is multi-dimensional, exploring new territories around the world, featuring binding international agreements for effective enforcement cooperation and slowly entering the agenda of high level intergovernmental organizations. All this surfaced from notable keynotes delivered during the 43rd edition of the Global Privacy Assembly Conference, hosted remotely by Mexico’s data protection authority, INAI, on October 18 and 19.
Yesterday, the Future of Privacy Forum filed comments with the California Privacy Protection Agency on the initial rulemaking under the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA). The CPRA, which comes into effect in 2023, provides protections for sensitive personal information, expands the California Consumer Privacy Act’s opt-out rights, and requires businesses to provide mechanisms for individuals […]
On October 27, the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF)’s Asia-Pacific office and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) co-hosted an online event titled, “Trade Offs or Synergies? Data Privacy and Protection as an Engine of Data Driven Innovation” in the context of DigitalxADB. This edition was the third in ADB’s series of annual knowledge-sharing events for representatives of ADB’s […]
There are many different uses of the term “data sharing” to describe a relationship between parties who share data from one organization to another organization for a new purpose. Some uses of the term data sharing are related to academic and scientific research purposes, and some are related to transfer of data for commercial or government purposes. ..it is imperative that we are more precise which forms of sharing we are referencing so that the interests of the parties are adequately considered, and the various risks and benefits are appropriately contextualized and managed.
On October 27, FPF released a new infographic, “Understanding Student Monitoring,” depicting the variety of reasons why schools monitor student digital activities, what types of student data are being monitored, and how that data could be used. While student monitoring is not new, it has gained significant traction recently due to the shift to remote learning […]
FPF is pleased to work with a broad set of stakeholders on concepts around privacy and open banking. For more information on our new Open Banking Working Group and related projects, please contact Jeremy Greenberg: [email protected] Open banking is a concept that describes banks and other financial institutions, such as credit unions, providing rights to […]
FPF has promoted three of its leaders to more senior roles at the growing international non-profit. John Verdi has been elevated to Senior Vice President of Policy, Dr. Gabriela Zanfir-Fortuna has been appointed Vice President of Global Privacy, and Amelia Vance is now Vice President of Youth and Education Privacy. For more than five years, […]
Lawyers are trained to respond to risks that threaten the market position or operating capital of their clients. However, when it comes to AI, it can be difficult for lawyers to provide the best guidance without some basic technical knowledge. This article shares some key insights from our shared experiences to help lawyers feel more at ease responding to AI questions when they arise.
Event Report: From “Consent-Centric” Frameworks to Responsible Data Practices and Privacy Accountability in Asia Pacific
On September 16, the Asia-Pacific office of the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) held its first event following its launch in August 2021. This event was hosted by the Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) of Singapore during the very popular “Personal Data Protection week” (PDP Week 2021). The theme of the event was Exploring trends: […]