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Roundtable Discussion: Smart Cities and Open Data (2017 MetroLab Network Annual Summit)

July 25, 2017 | Melanie Bates

Roundtable Discussion: Smart Cities and Open Data (2017 MetroLab Network Annual Summit)

The Smart Cities and Open Data movements promise to use data to spark civic innovation and engagement, promote inclusivity, and transform modern communities. At the same time, advances in sensor technology, re-identification science, and Big Data analytics have challenged cities and their partners to construct effective safeguards for the collection, use, sharing, and disposal of personal information.

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The Future of Digital Privacy

July 20, 2017 | Melanie Bates

The Future of Digital Privacy

Jules Polonetksy, Future of Privacy Forum’s CEO, was featured on Episode 5 of The Front Row, a podcast by 2U. The conversation centered around responsible data collection and the future of digital privacy. Jules discussed how chief privacy officers and cyber security experts will be able to harness the good in technology and mitigate the risks.

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Meet FPF’s 2017 Summer Interns!

July 18, 2017 | Ana Alfaro

Meet FPF’s 2017 Summer Interns!

We are pleased to introduce FPF’s 2017 Summer Interns. FPF interns work with policy staff on a range of substantive projects.  They perform research and craft analysis regarding the intersection of privacy and emerging technologies, including: connected cars, the Internet of Things, education technologies, smart communities, de-identification, advertising technology, biometrics, and genetic analysis. 

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Infographic: Data and the Connected Car – Version 1.0

June 29, 2017 | Melanie Bates

Infographic: Data and the Connected Car – Version 1.0

On June 27, 2017, the Future of Privacy Forum released an infographic, “Data and the Connected Car – Version 1.0,” describing the basic data-generating devices and flows in today’s connected vehicles. The infographic will help consumers and businesses alike understand the emerging data ecosystems that power incredible new features—features that can warn drivers of an accident before they see it, or jolt them awake if they fall asleep at the wheel.

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Future of Privacy Forum Releases “Data and the Connected Car” Infographic in Advance of FTC & NHTSA Workshop

June 27, 2017 | Melanie Bates

Future of Privacy Forum Releases “Data and the Connected Car” Infographic in Advance of FTC & NHTSA Workshop

Washington, DC – Today, the Future of Privacy Forum released an infographic, “Data and the Connected Car – Version 1.0.,” describing the basic data-generating devices and flows in today’s connected vehicles. The infographic will help consumers and businesses alike understand the emerging data ecosystems that power incredible new features—features that can warn drivers of an accident before they see it, or jolt them awake if they fall asleep at the wheel.

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Honoring Jessica Rich

June 16, 2017 | Melanie Bates

Honoring Jessica Rich

During the 2017 Annual Advisory Board Meeting, FPF issued its first-ever award to Jessica Rich, the former Director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), for her leadership in responsible data use and consumer privacy.

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