The Future of Privacy Forum announces the appointment of Malavika Raghavan as Senior Fellow for India, expanding our Global Privacy team to one of the key jurisdictions for the future of privacy and data protection law. Malavika is a thought leader and a lawyer working on interdisciplinary research, focusing on the impacts of digitisation on […]
South Korean Personal Information Protection Commission Announces Three-Year Data Protection Policy Plan
by Jasmine Park On November 24, 2020, the South Korean Personal Information Protection Commission (PIPC), the nation’s central administrative agency tasked with protecting the privacy rights of individuals by enforcing the country’s privacy laws, released its revised three-year “Personal Information Protection Master Plan” (‘21-‘23). A wide range of policies that balance both the protection and […]
Today, FPF released The General Data Protection Regulation: Analysis and Guidance for US Higher Education Institutions by Senior Counsel Dr. Gabriela Zanfir-Fortuna. The new report contains analysis and guidance to assist United States-based higher education institutions and their edtech service providers in assessing their compliance with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
The below piece was originally published on Medium. For a version with humorous images, head to the original post. A ‘notice and consent’ privacy law puts the entire burden of privacy protection on the person and then it doesn’t really give them any choice. The GDPR does the opposite of this. There is so much […]
By Gabriela Zanfir-Fortuna and Sasha Hondagneu-Messner The Future of Privacy Forum organized a panel at the 2019 Computers, Privacy and Data Protection Conference in Brussels to discuss the limits and benefits of the right to data portability as introduced by the GDPR. This panel was chaired by Thomas Zerdick (EDPS), moderated by Stacey Gray (FPF), and […]
As of today, companies have the ability to self-certify as members of the EU-US Privacy Shield. It may also be a good day to review the Safe Harbor language many companies have retained in their privacy policies.
In a historic decision last October, the European Court of Justice struck down Safe Harbor, one of the most relied upon legal agreements to transfer data between Europe and the U.S. At stake were some of the surveillance programs put in place by the NSA to gather data about both U.S. and foreign individuals.
Today the US political news website The Hill carried an opinion piece by Future of Privacy Forum staff on the EUCJ’s Safe Harbor ruling. Executive Director Jules Polonetsky and Legal & Policy Fellow Bénédicte Dambrine write of the challenges the ruling creates for European companies, workers, students, and educational institutions, and asked that policymakers […]
APEC’s Data Privacy Subgroup concluded its 2014 meetings in Beijing, China earlier this week. The Future of Privacy Forum participated in these meetings as a member of the U.S. delegation. The biggest development of the week was Canada’s submission of its Notice of Intent to participate in the Cross Border Privacy Rules (CBPR) system. After […]
Last week, the Mexican Institute for Federal Access to Information (IFAI) hosted an event in Mexico City to discuss the recently-announced “Parameters of Self-Regulation for the Protection of Personal Data.” FPF participated in this workshop along with representatives from the Mexican government, TRUSTe, EuroPriSe and the Better Business Bureau. As described in opening remarks by the Secretary for Data […]