Manipulative UX Design & the Role of Regulation: Event Highlights
On March 24, the FPF hosted “Dark Patterns:” Manipulative UX Design and the Role of Regulation. So-called “dark patterns” are user interface design choices that benefit an online service by coercing, manipulative, or deceiving users into making unintended or potentially harmful decisions. The event provided a critical examination of the ways in which manipulative interfaces can […]
June 22nd Webinar: PII Cookies and De-Identification – Accounting for Shades of Grey
Despite a broad consensus around the need for and value of de-identification, one of the biggest challenges in the privacy profession remains how to determine when data is, or is not, de-identified. Join us for this in-depth discussion on how and when privacy professionals, industry groups, and regulators around the world have tackled this thorny question.
What Privacy Papers Should Policymakers be Reading in 2016?
Each year, FPF invites privacy scholars and authors to submit articles and papers to be considered by members of our Advisory Board, with an aim toward showcasing those articles that should inform any conversation about privacy among policymakers in Congress, as well as at the Federal Trade Commission and in other government agencies. For our […]
A Way Forward for Social Media Research
Few would deny that technology and social media are changing the way we interact. People today can stay in touch with friends on Facebook, share vacation photos on Instagram, follow trends on Twitter, grow their networks on LinkedIn, and explore communities on Reddit. And people are staying connected wherever they go. The Pew Research Center […]
FPF and Washington & Lee University Law School Announce Partnership
DC-BASED PRIVACY THINK TANK FUTURE OF PRIVACY FORUM PARTNERS WITH WASHINGTON and LEE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW TO CREATE UNIQUE ACADEMIC-PROFESSIONAL PARTNERSHIP Affiliation to Advance Privacy Scholarship, Create Business/Academic Ties, and Incubate Tomorrow’s Privacy Lawyers WASHINGTON, D.C. & LEXINGTON, Va. – Thursday, October 29, 2015 – The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) and Washington and […]
FPF Panel will Shine Light on FTC's Authority
Data privacy and security regulators don’t always agree. That’s no surprise to those observing the discussions that have followed the European Court of Justice’s decision to invalidate the adequacy of the EU-U.S. Safe Harbor framework. But the disputes aren’t always global. Sometimes regulators from the same country, working in the same agency, disagree about how to […]
What Privacy Papers Should Policymakers Be Reading?
Each year, FPF invites privacy scholars and authors interested in privacy questions to submit articles and papers to be considered by members of our Advisory Board, with an aim toward showcasing those articles that should inform any conversation about privacy among policymakers in Congress, as well as at the Federal Trade Commission and in other […]
December 5th Privacy Conference
The Future of Privacy Forum Presents Personal Information: The Benefits and Risks of De-Identification On December 5, 2011, leading academics, advocates, Chief Privacy Officers, legal experts and policymakers will gather to discuss and debate the benefits and risks of de-identification and the definition of personal information. Please join us for this discussion of one of […]