Press Releases and Statements


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 […]


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 […]


Future of Privacy Forum Applauds DHS Appointment of New Chief Privacy Officer

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 […]