Please see FPF Advisory Board member Neil M. Richards in “Privacy legal fights should focus on intrusion, not hurt feelings”, an article from Washington University in St. Louis Newsroom by Jessica Martin. Richards discusses how American privacy law was created in the 19th and 20th centuries and is an inadequate guide for 21st century privacy […]
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Gaithersburg, MD – September 22, 2011 – NIST Cybersecurity Education Workshop – The Online Trust Alliance (OTA) today announced “Why Your Browser Matters,” a framework for websites to create “teachable moments” for site visitors, raising awareness of the security, privacy, and performance risks of using outdated browsers. According to comScore data and OTA research, over 40% of users worldwide […]
Europe’s privacy regulators are advancing toward adopting much stricter do-not-track rules than what the U.S. online advertising industry prefers. To read the full article and see FPF’s Chris Wolf’s quotes, please click here.
FPF is pleased to be a co-sponsor and presenter at the IAPP Navigate program on September 14th in Dallas, at which both FPF co-chairs Jules Polonetsky and Chris Wolf will present. Here is a blog entry on the issue of privacy in the cloud and whose law applies, which also describes one session at IAPP […]
The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) released the newest edition of its Privacy Papers for Policy Makers. To see the full text of the papers and the executive summaries of the writings visit http://fpf.org/the-privacy-papers/ .
WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government has put Google, Microsoft, Apple and other technology companies on notice: Give consumers a way prevent advertisers from tracking their movements across the Web — or face regulation. Yet for all its innovative know-how and entrepreneurial spirit, the technology industry has yet to agree on a simple, meaningful solution […]
Bloomberg Law conducted a video interview this week with Hogan Lovells Privacy and Information Management practice co-director Chris Wolf on current privacy law issues, ranging from how important privacy is to the continued growth of e-commerce, to EU-US relations, to Do Not Track, to the Right to be Forgotten. See FPF’s own Chris Wolf here.
Other privacy experts say that if users believe they have control over who sees what, they are more likely to share. “I think it’s part of an evolution to push back at the notion that Facebook is trying to trick you into sharing,” said Jules Polonetsky of the Future of Privacy Forum, which is based […]
App-makers may need to look up from those iPhones, Android and BlackBerry games and other tools they’re developing in order to keep closer watch on Washington, where federal regulators are mulling new ways to protect app users. To read the full article, and see FPF’s Chris Wolf’s comments, please click here.
For many Internet users, online privacy policies are long and difficult to read. Transfer those same policies to a mobile device, where users can find themselves clicking through multiple screens often with tiny type, and the policies can become almost useless to the average consumer. View the entire article quoting the Future of Privacy Forum’s […]