Today, Eloïse Gratton, Partner and National Co-Leader, Privacy and Data Security Practice Group, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, and Jules Polonetsky, CEO, Future of Privacy Forum, filed a joint-submission paper to the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC), as part of their consultation and call for essays on online reputation ending today (April 28, 2016).
Lauren Smith, FPF Policy Counsel, testified today at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) second public meeting on autonomous vehicles. The NHTSA is seeking input on planned guidelines for the safe deployment and operation of automated vehicles.
On Friday, October 16, the Future of Privacy Forum filed comments with the FTC in advance of the FTC’s Cross Device Workshop on Nov. 16, 2015. Jules Polonetsky and Stacey Gray have prepared a report, Cross-Device: Understanding the State of State Management, based on revisions to FPF’s comments filed with the FTC on October 16th, that aims to describe […]
On April 20, 2015, the Future of Privacy Forum submitted comments to the NTIA on unmanned aircraft systems or “drones.” FPF’s comments emphasize the need for …
Today, FPF filed an additional set of comments in the wake of the FTC’s fall workshop, Big Data: A Tool for Inclusion or Exclusion? The comments focus on some of the challenges around defining what exactly “Big Data” is, and the increasing need to have a firmer ethical framework for having conversations about data use. […]
Today, FPF submitted comments to the NTIA as it begins its exploration of how big data impact the Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights. While the NTIA sought comment on over a dozen key questions, our filing focus largely on four issues: (1) the need for additional clarity surrounding the flexible application of the Consumer Privacy […]
Today, the Future of Privacy Forum submitted comments to the FTC on the privacy issues surrounding consumer generated health data. Noting that innovative products and services that allow consumers to generate and manage their own health information are increasingly becoming part of how consumers manage their broader health care, FPF discusses the need for a […]
This afternoon, FPF submitted comments to help inform the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy’s “Big Data Review.” Announced in January, the White House Big Data Review has been a helpful exercise in scoping out how big data is changing our society. Through public workshops at MIT, NYU, and Berkeley, the review has […]
Yesterday, the Federal Communications Commission posted FPF’s comments about “anonymization” and “deidentification.” The comments come in response to a request from Public Knowledge that the FCC clarify whether “anonymized” or “deidentified” but non-aggregate call records constitute individually identifiable “customer proprietary network information” under Section 222 of the Communications Act. FPF submitted comments to address the argument that […]
On Friday, the Future of Privacy Forum provided an additional set of comments to the FTC in the wake of the Commission’s workshop on the Internet of Things (IoT) last November. The comments expand on FPF’s recent white paper, An Updated Privacy Paradigm for the “Internet of Things”, and address two important themes from the […]