It is very heartening to see the important new office of the Cyber Security Coordinator include a dedicated privacy official.
Press Releases and Statements
WASHINGTON, May 19, 2009 – Today, the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) announced a major research initiative that will examine different methods for communicating with users about online advertising and privacy practices. The study will explore potential tools and notices that companies could use to raise consumer awareness regarding the use of online behavioral advertising […]
FPF Co-Chairman and Director Jules Polonetsky today issued the following statement in reaction to Google’s announcement that it would begin to give users the ability to see and edit the information that it has compiled about their interests for the purposes of behavioral targeting, and provide users with the choice to opt out from interest-based […]
Jules Polonetsky, director of the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF), today made the following statement on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security appointment of Mary Ellen Callahan, as the department’s chief privacy officer: “Mary Ellen Callahan has the critical combination of privacy savvy, common sense and a strong backbone needed to help craft policy that […]