FPF submitted comments to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) regarding the use of “Privacy-Protective Facial Age Estimation” as a potential mechanism for verifiable parental consent (VPC) under the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Rule.
FPF Files Comments with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights
On June 15, the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) filed comments with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) regarding the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on extending additional protections to reproductive health care data under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). FPF’s full comments to […]
FPF Submits Comments in Response to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Request for Information on Data Brokers
On June 5, the Future of Privacy Forum filed comments with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) in response to their Request for Information (RFI) Regarding Data Brokers and Other Business Practices Involving the Collection and Sale of Consumer Information. FPF’s full comments to the CFPB are available here.
Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) filed comments with the California Privacy Protection Agency to inform the Agency’s forthcoming rulemaking to implement the California Privacy Rights Act amendments to the California Consumer Privacy Act’s provisions on cybersecurity audits, risk assessments, and automated decisionmaking. FPF’s comments are directed towards ensuring that individuals are able to effectively exercise […]
FPF’s Analysis of Utah bills SB 152 and HB 311 (subsequently signed into law), Proposals to Require Web Services to Verify Users’ Ages, Obtain Parental Consent to Process Teens’ Data
The Utah legislature introduced two similar, competing bills that seek to regulate online experiences for Utah users. SB 152 would require social media companies to verify the age of all Utah users and require parental consent for users under 18 to have an account. The bill would also require social media companies to provide a […]
In response to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) request for comment regarding data portability for financial products and services, the Future of Privacy Forum filed comprehensive comments and recommendations, urging the Bureau to craft balanced, informed privacy rules that protect individuals’ personal information while enhancing trust in the privacy and security of emerging data […]
On September 30th, The Colorado Department of Law released draft regulations to implement the Colorado Privacy Act. The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) filed written comments in response to the proposed rules on November 7th.
FPF Comments Regarding FTC ANPR Urge the Commission to Provide Individuals with Strong, Enforceable Rights and Companies with Greater Clarity about their Obligations under Section 5 of the FTC Act. The Future of Privacy Forum filed comments regarding the Federal Trade Commission’s Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, recommending that the Commission prioritize practical rules that […]
Yesterday, the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) filed comments with the California Privacy Protection Agency regarding the Agency’s initial set of draft regulations to implement the California Privacy Rights Act amendments to the California Consumer Privacy Act. FPF’s comments are directed towards ensuring that both individuals and businesses have clarity for the implementation and exercise […]