FPF New Resource Takes the Guesswork out of Buying Privacy Tech
A new FPF resource helps buyers determine which privacy tools are the most appropriate for their business needs. The Privacy Tech Buyer Framework is a step-by-step tool that provides guidance on buying the best privacy technology through three phases that include simplified steps and case studies. Navigating the privacy tech acquisition process can be tricky […]
FPF at the 2022 IAPP Global Privacy Summit
Last week, IAPP held its first in-person annual Global Privacy Summit in Washington, DC since 2019! Through expert panels and our expo booth, FPF remained active during this two-day conference, with our CEO Jules Polonetsky holding a conversation with FTC Commissioner Noah Phillips, our data privacy experts speaking and providing their expert analysis at the […]
ITPI: New OECD-Israel Workshop January 2021 Report
The Israel Tech Policy Institute (ITPI) is excited to share a new report on key issues emerging from the OECD Workshop: ‘Supporting Health Innovation with Fair Information Practice Principles‘. The OECD Workshop was held virtually from 19 – 20 January 2021, in collaboration with the Israeli Ministry of Health and the Israel Tech Policy Institute. The report was drafted by Limor Shmerling […]
The Spectrum of AI: Companion to the FPF AI Infographic
This paper outlines the spectrum of AI technology, from rules-based and symbolic AI to advanced, developing forms of neural networks, and seeks to put them in the context of other sciences and disciplines, as well as emphasize the importance of security, user interface, and other design factors.
Now, On the Internet, EVERYONE Knows You’re a Dog
Digital identity systems vary in complexity. At its most basic, a digital ID would simply recreate a physical ID in a digital format, whereasa fully integrated digital identity system would provide a platform for a complete wallet and verification process, usable both online and in the physical world.
FPF Partners with Penn State and University of Michigan Researchers on Searchable Database of Privacy-Related Documents
FPF is collaborating with a team of researchers to build a searchable database of privacy policies and other privacy-related documents. The PrivaSeer project, led by researchers from Penn State and the University of Michigan, has received a $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to ease the process of collecting and utilizing privacy […]
Manipulative Design: Defining Areas of Focus for Consumer Privacy
In consumer privacy, the phrase “dark patterns” is everywhere. Emerging from a wide range of technical and academic literature, it now appears in at least two US privacy laws: the California Privacy Rights Act and the Colorado Privacy Act (which, if signed by the Governor, will come into effect in 2025). Under both laws, companies […]
South Korea: The First Case Where the Personal Information Protection Act was Applied to an AI System
As AI regulation is being considered in the European Union, privacy commissioners and data protection authorities around the world are starting to apply existing comprehensive data protection laws against AI systems and how they process personal information. On April 28th, the South Korean Personal Information Protection Commission (PIPC) imposed sanctions and a fine of KRW […]
Starting Point for Negotiation: An Analysis of Senate Democratic Leadership’s Landmark Comprehensive Privacy Bill
Today, Senate Commerce Committee Ranking Member Maria Cantwell (D-WA), joined by top Democrats on the Senate Commerce Committee – Senators Markey, Schatz and Klobuchar – introduced a new comprehensive federal privacy bill, the Consumer Online Privacy Rights Act (COPRA). The bill is consistent with the Senate Democratic leadership positions announced last week and comes in advance of a December 4th Senate Commerce Committee hearing convened by Senator Wicker (R-Miss), Examining Legislative Proposals to Protect Consumer Data Privacy.
FPF Letter to Senate on School Safety
This week, the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) sent a letter to the Senate Homeland, Security & Governmental Affairs Committee in advance of today’s hearing “Examining State and Federal Recommendations for Enhancing School Safety Against Targeted Violence.”