Press Releases and Statements

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FPF Issues Statement on FCC & FTC Location Based Services Forum:

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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Statement from CDT and FPF on the Development of App Privacy Guidelines

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 […]

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FPF Statement on Department of Commerce Privacy Report

Future of Privacy Forum Releases Statement on Department of Commerce Privacy Report Co-Chairs Available for Additional Comment WASHINGTON – Today, the Internet Policy Task Force at the U.S. Department of Commerce released their Draft Privacy Green Paper entitled, “Commercial Data Privacy and Innovation in the Internet Economy: A Dynamic Policy Framework.” The Future of Privacy […]

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Future of Privacy Forum Releases Statement on Federal Trade Commission’s Privacy Report

WASHINGTON – The Federal Trade Commission released their preliminary staff report on “Protecting Consumer Privacy in an Era of Rapid Change: A Proposed Framework for Businesses and Policymakers” on December 1. The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) released the following statement in response to the report. This statement should be attributed to Jules Polonetsky and/or Christopher Wolf, co-chairs of the Future of Privacy Forum:

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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 […]

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Future of Privacy Forum Release Behavioral Notices Study

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 27, 2010 Media Contact:Ted Kresse 202.777.3719 [email protected] Future of Privacy Forum Releases Behavioral Notices Study Research Shows Transparency and Choice Significantly Increase Acceptance of Behavioral Ads WASHINGTON – Today, the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) released the results of a research study which tested the effectiveness of using new icons and […]

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Smart Grid Consumer Privacy Seal Launch Press Release

  The Future of Privacy Forum and TRUSTe Launch a Smart Grid Privacy Seal Program Leaders in Government and Industry Voice Their Support The Future of Privacy Forum has developed a first of its kind privacy seal program for companies that use consumer energy information.  The seal will be powered by TRUSTe, the leading data privacy […]