Leaders of the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF), a privacy think tank whose Advisory Board includes privacy scholars, privacy advocates and corporate privacy officers, made the following statements in relation to today’s FCC & FTC Forum on Location Based Services: “Today’s Location Based Services Forum is a positive and important educational opportunity to highlight best […]
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Colleague Peter Swire has an article published in today’s publication of The Hill discussing the growth of privacy legislation today, see the full article here.
Earlier this week, FPF’s Co-Chair Christopher Wolf, had the pleasure of honoring The Wall Street Journal for its “What They Know” series, on behalf of EPIC at a special event in Washington, D.C. His remarks from that celebration are featured below: I am pleased to serve on EPIC’s Advisory Board and pleased to have been […]
Statement from the Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) and Future of Privacy Forum (FPF)on the Development of App Privacy Guidelines WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) and the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) released the following statement in response to this morning’s Senate hearing on “Consumer Privacy and Protection […]
Future of Privacy Summary of California Public Utilities Commission Proposed Decision on Smart Grid Privacy and Security May 9, 2011 On May 6th, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) issued a proposed decision by CPUC President Peevey addressing smart grid privacy and security. The CPUC proposed decision presents the most significant step yet in […]
Letter to the Editor The New York Times 620 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10018 We agree with your editorial “A New Internet Privacy Law?” (3/19/11) that minimum standards of privacy are needed. But your reflexive call for a “Do Not Track” provision in whatever law emerges ignores important facts. A technology solution already has […]
Take a look at Chris’ perspective on the current state of play in privacy legislation on Capitol Hill: Privacy in the Legislative Branch: A Quick Update.
FPF filed comments on the Preliminary FTC Staff Report, “Protecting Consumer Privacy in an Era of Rapid Change: A Proposed Framework for Businesses and Policymakers.” To view FPF’s comments, click here.
Some companies are doing what they can. “I’m heartened by the attention to mobile privacy issues,” says privacy attorney Chris Wolf of Hogan Lovells. New services revolve around “ways to empower people to protect their information.”
FPF filed comments with the Department of Commerce on the Privacy Green Paper. To view the comments, click here.