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A Look Back at the Role of Law and the Right To Privacy in LGBTQ+ History

October 22, 2020 | Katelyn Ringrose

A Look Back at the Role of Law and the Right To Privacy in LGBTQ+ History

By Katelyn Ringrose, Christopher Wolf Diversity Law Fellow at the Future of Privacy Forum, and Christopher Wood, Executive Director of LGBT Tech, with thanks to Connor Colson, FPF Policy Intern.  LGBTQ+ rights are, and have always been, linked with privacy. Over the years, privacy-invasive laws, practices, and norms have been used to oppress LGBTQ+ individuals […]

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Dr. Lauren Gardner, Creator of Johns Hopkins University’s COVID-19 Dashboard, and UC Berkeley Data Analytics Researcher Dr. Katherine Yelick to Keynote FPF Conference on Privacy & Pandemics

October 21, 2020 | FPF Staff

Dr. Lauren Gardner, Creator of Johns Hopkins University’s COVID-19 Dashboard, and UC Berkeley Data Analytics Researcher Dr. Katherine Yelick to Keynote FPF Conference on Privacy & Pandemics

Workshop Explores the Value and Limits of Data and Technology in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic Today, the Future of Privacy Forum announced a pair of distinguished professors and researchers will be the keynote speakers for a two-day virtual workshop exploring the value and limits of data and technology in the context of a […]

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FPF, Highmark Health, and CMU Host Wired for Health: 2020 — Examining Biometric Technologies in the Age of COVID-19

October 13, 2020 | Katelyn Ringrose

FPF, Highmark Health, and CMU Host Wired for Health: 2020 — Examining Biometric Technologies in the Age of COVID-19

On Thursday, October 8th, Highmark Health, Carnegie Mellon University’s CyLab Security and Privacy Institute, and Future of Privacy Forum hosted a virtual symposium—taking an in-depth look at the role of biometrics and privacy in the COVID-19 era.  During this virtual symposium, expert discussants and presenters examined the impact of biometrics and privacy in the ongoing […]

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October 6, 2020 | FPF Staff

Chelsey Colbert Discusses Trends in Mobility & Location Data

Chelsey Colbert, Policy Counsel, leads FPF’s mobility and location data portfolio. Prior to joining FPF, Chelsey was a lawyer at an international business law firm in Canada and was seconded as in-house privacy and data governance counsel to Sidewalk Labs, an Alphabet company that designs and builds urban innovations. Chelsey holds a J.D. with a […]

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FPF & Dataskydd.net Webinar – Privacy in High Density Crowd Contexts

October 5, 2020 | Rob van Eijk

FPF & Dataskydd.net Webinar – Privacy in High Density Crowd Contexts

Authors: Hunter Dorwart and Rob van Eijk On 30 September 2020, Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) and Dataskydd.net jointly organized the webinar ‘Privacy in High Density Crowd Contexts’. A key aspect of the webinar was the role of industry-driven privacy standards in the development and deployment of privacy-friendly technologies for crowd management, mobile connectivity, and […]

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FPF Comments on Draft Washington Privacy Act of 2021

October 1, 2020 | Pollyanna Sanderson

FPF Comments on Draft Washington Privacy Act of 2021

Yesterday, on September 30, 2020, FPF submitted comments regarding the draft Washington Privacy Act of 2021. The draft was released by Senator Carlyle, the Chair of the Washington State Senate Committee on Environment, Energy, and Technology (EET) on September 9, 2020. The new version closely resembles last year’s Second Substitute version of the Washington Privacy […]

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October 1, 2020 | Rob van Eijk

Rob van Eijk Discusses Trends in European Privacy Discussions

We’re talking to FPF senior policy experts about their work on important privacy issues. Today, Rob van Eijk, FPF’s Managing Director for Europe, is sharing his perspective on FPF’s EU work, differences between U.S. and EU privacy frameworks, and more. Prior to serving in his position as Managing Director for Europe at FPF, Rob worked at […]

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