Press Releases and Statements

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The Future of Privacy Forum and Sen. Schumer Announce Important Agreement to Ensure Consumers Have Opportunity to “Opt-Out” Before Stores Can Track Their Movement Via Their Mobile Devices

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  October 22, 2013         The Future of Privacy Forum and Sen. Schumer Announce Important Agreement to Ensure Consumers Have Opportunity to “Opt-Out” Before Stores Can Track Their Movement Via Their Mobile Devices FPF and Schumer Release New Code-of-Conduct Agreed to By Location-Technology Companies Code Includes A Requirement of Clear, In-Store […]

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Future of Privacy Forum and Stanford’s Center for Internet and Society Team Up to Talk Big Data Risk and Rewards

For Immediate Release Contact: Melissa Merz, 773.505.6037 [email protected] Tuesday, September 10, 2013 Future of Privacy Forum and Stanford’s Center for Internet and Society Team Up to Talk Big Data Risk and Rewards   Washington, DC – The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) and Stanford’s Center for Internet and Society (CIS) today hosted a forum addressing […]

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Stanford Law Review Online Unveils Compelling New Papers in Advance of September 10 “Big Data and Privacy: Making Ends Meet” Conference Hosted by Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) and Stanford’s Center for Internet and Society (CIS)

For Immediate Release Contact: Melissa Merz, 773.505.6037 [email protected] Tuesday, September 3, 2013 Stanford Law Review Online Unveils Compelling New Papers in Advance of September 10 “Big Data and Privacy: Making Ends Meet” Conference Hosted by Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) and Stanford’s Center for Internet and Society (CIS)   Ongoing NSA Revelations Bring Big Data […]

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Future of Privacy Forum and Stanford Law School’s Center for Internet and Society Bring Big Data and Privacy Debate to Washington on September 10

For Immediate Release Contact: Melissa Merz, 773.505.6037 [email protected] Thursday, August 29, 2013   Future of Privacy Forum and Stanford Law School’s Center for Internet and Society Bring Big Data and Privacy Debate to Washington on September 10 NSA Revelations Provide Backdrop for Public Discussion ***NEWS ADVISORY***NEWS ADVISORY*** The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) and Stanford […]

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Future of Privacy Forum Applauds Appointment of Senior Fellow Peter Swire to President Obama’s Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technologies

Future of Privacy Forum Applauds Appointment of Senior Fellow Peter Swire to President Obama’s Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technologies Date: August 28, 2013 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) today applauded FPF Senior Fellow, Professor Peter Swire, on his appointment as as a member of President Barack Obama’s Review Group on […]

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FTC Privacy Veteran Molly Crawford Joins Future of Privacy Forum as Policy Director

Washington, DC, July 23, 2013   The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF), a  Washington, DC-based think tank advancing responsible data use and consumer privacy, today announced that former Federal Trade Commission staffer Molly Crawford has joined FPF as its first Policy Director.  In her new role, Ms. Crawford will be expanding and coordinating FPF’s focus on […]

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Gigya Launches SocialPrivacy™ Certification in Collaboration with FPF

New Survey Data Indicates Consumer Confusion Over Businesses’ Use of Social Data Gigya, the leading provider of social infrastructure for business today announced the launch of SocialPrivacy™ Certification. The new certification will enable businesses to verify that they follow approved social network guidelines and industry best practices for managing consumer social data. Businesses can become […]

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Nov. 28, 2012 – FPF Senior Fellow Peter Swire to Take on Do Not Track

Best of luck to FPF Senior Fellow and the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law Professor Peter Swire, as he takes on the effort to forge a practical solution for Do Not Track. Peter’s experience and his evenhanded approach to forging privacy solutions makes him uniquely qualified to take on this challenge. Jules Polonetsky and Christopher Wolf […]