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A Critical Time for the EU Data Protection Regulation

Editorial By Christopher Wolf  A Critical Time for the EU Data Protection Regulation Policymakers around the world are re-examining the legal framework that regulates the collection, use, sharing, and storing of personal information – proposing more robust protections afforded to such information, and increasing the legal obligations of business. The new approaches are in response […]

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Useful Reading on EU Privacy!

Check out this thoughtful blog post from FPF Advisory Board Member David Hoffman, Director of Security Policy and Global Privacy Officer at Intel Corporation, titled, “Boat Repairs in Brussels.”  

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Chris Wolf to speak on Privacy Data Protection: Transatlantic Developments

Microsoft hosts a discussion panel on the future direction of U.S. privacy policy, the overhaul of the European Data Protection Directive and the transatlantic relationship. A PANEL DISCUSSION WITH: Justin Brookman (moderator) Director, Center for Democracy and Technology, Project on Consumer Privacy Stacy Feuer Assistant Director for International Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission Mike Hintze Assistant […]

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FPF Senior Fellow Peter Swire Quoted in NYT Front Page Story on ECPA

FPF Senior Fellow and the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law Professor Peter Swire was quoted today in a New York Times front page story highlighting challenges to applying the 1986 Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) to mobile technologies. Here is a passage: As technology races ahead of the law, courts and lawmakers are […]

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Personal reflection and report: together at the 34th annual meeting of data protection authorities and privacy commissioners

FPF Founder and Co-chair Christopher Wolf has captured some of the remaining differences in international approaches to privacy in his reflections on last month’s 34th annual meeting of data protection authorities and privacy commissioners in Punta del Este, Uruguay. The article  is featured in the International Association of Privacy Professionals’ (IAPP) current issue of  “the […]