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Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Act Shifts Away from a Consent-Centric Framework

November 18, 2020 | Dr. Gabriela Zanfir-Fortuna

Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Act Shifts Away from a Consent-Centric Framework

    Authors: Caroline Hopland, Hunter Dorwart and Gabriela Zanfir-Fortuna The Singapore Parliament passed amendments to its Personal Data Protection Act 2012 (PDPA) on November 2, 2020, making it the first comprehensive review and change of this law since its enactment in 2012, as it was announced by the Ministry of Communications and Information (MCI) […]

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21st Century Cures Act Final Rule: Key Health Data Privacy Considerations

November 2, 2020 | Dr. Rachele Hendricks-Sturrup

21st Century Cures Act Final Rule: Key Health Data Privacy Considerations

On the eve of a key compliance date, the HHS Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) extended deadlines for entities working in health information technology to comply with a new federal rule intended to “promote health care choice and competition across the United States” and “advance interoperability and support the access, […]

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Exploring Consumer Attitudes About Privacy

October 30, 2020 | FPF Staff

Exploring Consumer Attitudes About Privacy

We’ve been taking a look at recent studies about consumer attitudes regarding data use and privacy. A new study, “Privacy Front and Center,” from Consumer Reports’ Digital Lab with support from Omidyar Network, found that American consumers are increasingly concerned about privacy and data security when purchasing new products and services, which may be a competitive advantage […]

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FPF Welcomes New Members to the Youth & Education Privacy Team

October 29, 2020 | Karsen Bailey

FPF Welcomes New Members to the Youth & Education Privacy Team

We are thrilled to announce two new members of FPF’s Youth & Education Privacy team. The new staff –  Karsen Bailey and Bailey Sanchez – will help expand FPF’s technical assistance and training, resource creation and distribution, and state and federal legislative tracking. You can read more about Karsen and Bailey below. Please join us […]

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October 27, 2020 | Rob van Eijk

Event Recap: Panel at the Annual Privacy Forum 2020

Authors: Hunter Dorwart and Rob van Eijk To track and to get tracked: new innovative methods and advancements On September 30, 2020, the Future of Privacy Forum participated in a panel at the Annual Privacy Forum 2020 (APF-2020). The event is organized annually by the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA), the Directorate-General for Communications […]

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24 Organizations Release Principles for Protecting Student Data Privacy and Equity in the Pandemic

October 27, 2020 | FPF Staff

24 Organizations Release Principles for Protecting Student Data Privacy and Equity in the Pandemic

The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) and 23 other education, healthcare, disability rights, data protection, and civil liberties organizations today released Education During a Pandemic: Principles for Student Data Privacy and Equity (available here). The Principles offer 10 guiding recommendations for schools as they rely on new technologies and data to facilitate remote, in-person, or […]

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FPF Submits Feedback and Comments on UNICEF’s Draft Policy Guidance on AI for Children

October 23, 2020 | Jasmine Park

FPF Submits Feedback and Comments on UNICEF’s Draft Policy Guidance on AI for Children

Last week, FPF submitted feedback and comments to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on the Draft Policy Guidance on Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Children, which seeks “to promote children’s rights in government and private sector AI policies and practices, and to raise awareness of how AI systems can uphold or undermine children’s rights.”  The […]

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