Press Releases and Statements

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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 […]

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Future of Privacy Forum Announces Research Initiative To Develop Effective Messages to Communicate with Users about Online Data Use

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 […]