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Student Privacy Pledge Loopholes? Nope. We Did Our Homework.

October 21, 2016 | Jules Polonetsky

Student Privacy Pledge Loopholes? Nope. We Did Our Homework.

The Student Privacy Pledge was introduced over two years ago by the Future of Privacy Forum and the Software and Information Industry Association. It was endorsed by the White House and published at the forefront of the movement to clarify responsible practices in the collection, protection, and use of student data as the presence of technology in schools expanded. The Pledge has since been signed by more than 300 ed tech companies as a way to help demonstrate their commitment to student privacy.

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Jules Polonetsky Featured on Modern Workplace

October 11, 2016 | Melanie Bates

Jules Polonetsky Featured on Modern Workplace

On October 11, 2016, FPF’s CEO, Jules Polonetsky, was featured on Modern Workplace for “The Privacy Balance: Staying secure and ethical with your data.” The webinar focused on how to navigate common blind spots in data security and avoid privacy pitfalls. Jules discussed tips for creating an organization that is profitable and ethical.

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Looking Back at Smart Cities Week at FPF

September 30, 2016 | Kelsey Finch

Looking Back at Smart Cities Week at FPF

If you’ve been in Washington, DC this week, you may have noticed a certain buzz in the air – and not just from the wifi-connected streetlights on Pennsylvania Avenue. It’s Smart Cities Week, and D.C. has been humming all week with urban leaders, leading companies, tech and civic innovators, open data gurus, and advocates and academics from all around the globe.

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Future of Privacy Forum Awarded National Science Foundation Grant to Support Industry-Academic Collaboration on National Privacy Research Priorities

September 26, 2016 | Melanie Bates

Future of Privacy Forum Awarded National Science Foundation Grant to Support Industry-Academic Collaboration on National Privacy Research Priorities

The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) has received a $300,000, two-year grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to establish a Privacy Research and Data Responsibility Research Coordination Network (RCN). The RCN will produce a community of academic researchers and industry practitioners to support industry-academic cooperation to address research priorities identified in the Administration’s recently released National Privacy Research Strategy (NPRS).

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First Take: Privacy in the Federal Automated Vehicles Policy

September 21, 2016 | Lauren Smith

First Take: Privacy in the Federal Automated Vehicles Policy

In the federal guidance for autonomous vehicles issued yesterday, the Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have wisely recognized that privacy will play a key role in promoting trust in connected vehicles. This guidance and its emphasis on privacy is an important first step in building that trust.

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Data and the Future of Mobility: September 14 in San Jose, CA

August 24, 2016 | Lauren Smith

Data and the Future of Mobility: September 14 in San Jose, CA

Join the Future of Privacy Forum for a roundtable: “Data and The Future of Mobility.” Technology is transforming the safety and convenience of the vehicles in which we ride and drive. Along the way, Silicon Valley has become a major hub for auto manufacturers, technology companies, and other entities looking to innovate in the transportation space. Join us in San Jose for a roundtable discussion on data and the future of mobility.

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