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FPF Icon Project Cited By EU Article 29 Working Party

The EU Article 29 Working Party has issued an opinion on the need under EU law for consumer opt-ins for behavioral advertising that involves online tracking. Our friends at Hogan Lovells have provided this analysis on their blog.  In calling for “simple and effective mechanisms for users to affirmatively give their consent for online behavioral […]

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The Future of Privacy Legislation: A Conversation with Congressmen Rick Boucher and Cliff Stearns

On Wednesday, Representatives Rick Boucher (D-VA) and Cliff Stearns (R-FL), Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Communications, Technology and the Internet, spoke exclusively with the Future of Privacy Forum and a select group of privacy advocates, academics, and members of the business community about the discussion draft of privacy legislation the Congressmen […]

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FPF's Comments in Response to Department of Commerce Privacy NOI

The Department of Commerce is examining the nexus between privacy and innovation in the Internet economy, as reflected in its recent Notice of Inquiry (NOI) to which the Future of Privacy Forum submitted this document.  After detailing the importance of privacy to the success of the Internet economy, our submission provides examples of innovations in […]

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The Future of Privacy Forum Announces New Publication: “Privacy Papers for Policy Makers: The Future of Privacy Forum Annual Review”

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) co-chairs announced a new competition-based project that is entitled: “Privacy Papers for Policy Makers.” This new publication is made possible in part by the generous support of LexisNexis, AT&T and others. The goal of this endeavor is to highlight important research and analytical work on a […]