On Tuesday, November 14, Commissioner Didier Reynders provided opening remarks for the seventh annual Brussels Privacy Symposium, jointly presented by the Brussels Privacy Hub of Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF). The Brussels Privacy Symposium is a global convening of practical, applicable, substantive privacy research and scholarship, bringing together policymakers, academic researchers, civil society and […]
FPF and Data Privacy Brasil Webinar: Understanding ‘Legitimate Interests’ as a lawful ground under the LGPD
Author: Katerina Demetzou On Thursday, 20th of May 2021, the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) and Data Privacy Brasil (DPB) co-hosted an online event for launching the English translation of a Report on Legitimate Interests as a lawful ground for processing personal data under Brazil’s Data Protection Law, the Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados […]
Congressional Leaders Join Future of Privacy Forum, Charter Communications to Discuss Consumer Privacy
Will Congress advance a federal privacy law? FPF Vice President of Policy John Verdi spoke with two leading House members to find out. Watch the video below of John’s July 19th conversation with House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection Chair Jan Schakowsky and Ranking Member Cathy McMorris Rodgers. Thank you to Charter Communications […]
The opening session of FPF’s Digital Data Flows Masterclass provided an educational overview of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning – featuring Dr. Swati Gupta, Assistant Professor in the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech; and Dr. Oliver Grau, Chair of ACM’s Europe Technology Policy Committee, Intel Automated Driving Group, […]
FPF’s Vice President of Policy, John Verdi, joined Sheila Hyland on Comcast Newsmakers to talk about the importance of data privacy laws, including new legislation in California, which aim to empower consumers.
The Future of Privacy Forum, along with leading consumer genetic and personal genomic testing companies 23andMe, Ancestry, Helix, MyHeritage, and Habit, released Privacy Best Practices for Consumer Genetic Testing Services. These companies have been joined by African Ancestry and Living DNA in supporting the Best Practices as a clear articulation of how leading firms can build […]
On October 26, 2017, John Verdi, FPF’s Vice President of Policy, was a panelist for the National Archives Foundation’s 2nd Annual McGowan Forum on Ethics: The Challenge of Big Data. The panel discussed the ethical responsibility of those who compile and track citizens’ personal data. The conversation focused around what responsibility corporations and governments have to protect their customers and be transparent in regard to possible data hacks.
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