Press Releases and Statements

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Future of Privacy Forum Releases Policymaker’s Guide to Student Data Privacy

Plain-Language Resource for Policymakers Addresses Student Privacy WASHINGTON, DC – April 4, 2019 – Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) has released The Policymaker’s Guide to Student Data Privacy, a crucial resource for federal, state, and local policymakers interested in developing thoughtful student data privacy legislation. Since 2014, state policymakers have built new legal frameworks, passing […]

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Representatives Latta, Schakowsky To Highlight Data and Privacy Considerations for Connected Vehicles at MobilityTalks International Conference

Remarks Set for Morning of April 3 at Conference Produced by The Washington Auto Show Future of Privacy Forum’s Lauren Smith to Moderate Discussion on Privacy Risks in Today’s Vehicles WASHINGTON, March 29, 2019 — The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) and two senior members of Congress will discuss data and privacy in connected vehicles […]

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40 Organizations Release Principles For School Safety, Privacy, and Equity

WASHINGTON, DC (March 27, 2019) – Today, FPF and 39 other education, privacy, disability rights, and civil rights organizations released ten principles to protect all students’ safety, privacy, and right to an equal education. The principles are meant to serve as a starting point for conversations with policymakers and school officials about how to keep […]

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IoT Devices Should Deal with Privacy Impacts for People with Disabilities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 31, 2019 IoT Devices Should Deal with Privacy Impacts for People with Disabilities FPF Recommends Approaches to Incorporate Privacy, Accessibility by Design WASHINGTON, DC – The Future of Privacy Forum today released The Internet of Things (IoT) and People with Disabilities: Exploring the Benefits, Challenges, and Privacy Tensions. This paper explores […]

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FPF Report: IoT Devices Should Deal with Privacy Impacts for People with Disabilities

FPF has released The Internet of Things (IoT) and People with Disabilities: Exploring the Benefits, Challenges, and Privacy Tensions. This paper explores the nuances of privacy considerations for people with disabilities using IoT services and provides recommendations to address privacy considerations, which can include transparency, individual control, respect for context, the need for focused collection […]

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This Year’s Must-Read Privacy Papers: The Future of Privacy Forum Announces Recipients of Annual Privacy Papers for Policymakers Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 17, 2018 Contact: Jeremy Greenberg, Georgetown Policy Fellow, [email protected] Nat Wood, [email protected], 410-507-7898 This Year’s Must-Read Privacy Papers: The Future of Privacy Forum Announces Recipients of Annual Privacy Papers for Policymakers Award Washington, DC – Today, the Future of Privacy Forum announced the winners of the 9th Annual Privacy Papers for […]

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New Guide Compares Privacy Laws in EU and California

Washington, DC – The Future of Privacy Forum and DataGuidance have released a new report, Comparing privacy laws: GDPR v. CCPA, which analyzes and contrasts the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA). GDPR, which became effective in the EU on May 25, 2018, and the CCPA, scheduled to go into effect January 1, 2020, both aim to protect individuals’ personal data and apply to businesses that collect, use or share that data, online or off.