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FPF, EFPIA, and CIPL Workshop Report Now Available: “Can GDPR Work for Health Scientific Research?”

January 9, 2019 | Carson Martinez

FPF, EFPIA, and CIPL Workshop Report Now Available: “Can GDPR Work for Health Scientific Research?”

On October 22, 2018, the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF), the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA), and the Centre for Information Policy Leadership (CIPL) hosted a workshop in Brussels, “Can GDPR Work for Health Scientific Research?” to discuss the processing of personal data for scientific research purposes under the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

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FPF to Co-Host Student Privacy Bootcamp with Student Data Privacy Consortium (1/28)

January 3, 2019 | Tyler Park

FPF to Co-Host Student Privacy Bootcamp with Student Data Privacy Consortium (1/28)

FPF will be hosting a Student Privacy Bootcamp with the Student Data Privacy Consortium on January 28th at the Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC) in Orlando. The free interactive event will provide concrete guidance and practical data privacy suggestions that can be implemented as soon as participants return to their districts. Slots are limited, […]

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A New Year’s Resolution For Your New Devices

December 21, 2018 | editor

A New Year’s Resolution For Your New Devices

A New Year’s Resolution For Your New Devices Still thinking about your New Year’s resolutions? If so, the Future of Privacy Forum has a practical suggestion: Get to know the privacy implications of your new electronics. Early in the New Year, take a few moments to set up privacy features so you can be comfortable […]

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New FPF Study Documents More Than 150 European Companies Participating in the EU-US Data Transfer Mechanism

December 20, 2018 | Jeremy Greenberg

New FPF Study Documents More Than 150 European Companies Participating in the EU-US Data Transfer Mechanism

New FPF Study Documents More Than 150 European Companies Participating in the EU-US Data Transfer Mechanism EU Companies’ Participation Grew by One Third Over the Past Year By Jeremy Greenberg Yesterday, the European Commission published its second annual review of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield, finding that “the U.S. continues to ensure an adequate level of […]

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School Safety Report Neglects Privacy Concerns

December 20, 2018 | Amelia Vance

School Safety Report Neglects Privacy Concerns

Yesterday, the Federal Commission on School Safety released a report detailing its conclusions, after holding a series of meetings and hearings in the wake of school shootings. Nearly every aspect of the Commission’s report focuses on sharing data and, thus, has privacy implications for students, teachers, and the public.

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New Resource on FERPA’s Health and Safety Emergency

December 20, 2018 | FPF Staff

New Resource on FERPA’s Health and Safety Emergency

The Future of Privacy Forum has released a new guide, Disclosing Student Information During School Emergencies: A Primer for Schools, which offers four best practices for information disclosure and answers five frequently asked questions about FERPA’s requirements for sharing information during health or safety emergencies. Read more about this guide in the Future of Privacy Forum’s […]

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Amelia Vance’s Letter to the Editor in the New York Times

December 19, 2018 | editor

Amelia Vance’s Letter to the Editor in the New York Times

FPF Education Director and Policy Counsel Amelia Vance wrote a letter in response to a New York Times story on student privacy laws published earlier this week. She argued that the best way to address concerns over student privacy is to enforce and fully fund the implementation of existing laws, not add even more laws […]

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Privacy Papers 2018

December 17, 2018 | Jeremy Greenberg

Privacy Papers 2018

The winners of the 2018 PPPM Award are: Shattering One-Way Mirrors. Data Subject Access Rights in Practice by Jef Ausloos, Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Amsterdam’s Institute for Information Law; and Pierre Dewitte, Researcher, KU Leuven Centre for IT & IP Law Abstract: The right of access occupies a central role in EU data protection law’s arsenal […]

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Jules Polonetsky interviewed on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal

December 16, 2018 | editor

Jules Polonetsky interviewed on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal

FPF CEO Jules Polonetsky was interviewed on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal Friday. He discussed the need for federal privacy legislation, internet companies’ data collection practices and the Federal Trade Commission’s authority to stop deceptive practices, among other topics. Watch the appearance here.

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