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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
FPF Files Comments on White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Actions to Advance Privacy-Enhancing Technologies
FPF Files Comments on White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Actions to Advance Privacy-Enhancing Technologies On July 8, 2022, FPF filed comments with the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) regarding specific actions that would advance the adoption of privacy-enhancing technologies (PETs). As emerging technologies continue to offer increased speed, […]
Today, the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) filed comments with the Colorado Department of Law regarding forthcoming rulemaking under the Colorado Privacy Act (CPA). The CPA, which goes into effect in July 2023, will establish important new data privacy rights, controls, and protections for individuals in Colorado. FPF’s comments are directed toward ensuring that forthcoming […]
The Role of Data Protection in Safeguarding Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Information Report
The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF), a global non-profit focused on data privacy and protection, and experts from LGBT Tech — a national, nonpartisan group of LGBTQ+ organizations, academics, and technology organizations — released a report analyzing the role of data protection in safeguarding sexual orientation and gender identity information (SOGI). FPF and LGBT Tech’s […]
FPF Weighs in on Automated Decisionmaking, Purpose Limitation, and Global Opt-Outs for California Stakeholder Sessions
This week, Future of Privacy Forum policy experts provided testimony in California public Stakeholder Sessions to provide independent policy recommendations for the California Privacy Protection Agency (CPPA). The Agency heard from a variety of speakers and members of the public, on a broad range of issues relevant to forthcoming rulemaking on the California Privacy Rights […]
FPF’s Stacey Gray Testifies Before Senate Finance Committee Regarding Data Brokers, Urges Congress Pass a Comprehensive Federal Privacy Law
Future of Privacy Forum Senior Counsel Stacey Gray testified before the U.S. Senate Finance Subcommittee on Fiscal Responsibility and Economic Growth regarding consumer privacy in the technology sector, specifically about “data brokers.”