FUTURE OF PRIVACY FORUM LAUNCHES ONE-STOP SHOP WEBSITE FOR STUDENT PRIVACY FPF Urges Parents, Teachers and Policymakers to Follow the “ABC’s” of Education Privacy & Make “D” for Data Protection WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 21, 2014 – As schools increasingly rely on data to improve education, and as teachers increasingly rely on technology in the […]

Today, the White House released its report on big data and the future of privacy.  The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF), a DC-based think tank advocating responsible privacy and data practices, has closely followed the work of the Review Group. “Today’s White House report on Big Data carefully identifies most of the key issues in this […]

NEW FPF STUDY DOCUMENTS OVER 150 EUROPEAN COMPANIES PARTICIPATING IN THE US-EU SAFE HARBOR PROGRAM. FROM MAJOR EMPLOYERS SUCH AS ALCATEL LUCENT, ADIDAS, BMW, NOKIA TO FAST-GROWING START-UPS LIKE APP DEVELOPER MIND CANDY, EUROPEAN COMPANIES DEPEND ON EU-US AGREEMENT _____________________________________________________________________________________ The Future of Privacy Forum has conducted a study of the US-EU Safe Harbor program […]

Commerce Privacy Specialist Josh Harris Joins Future of Privacy Forum as Policy Director Washington, DC, January 14, 2014 –  The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF), a  Washington, DC-based think tank advancing responsible data use and consumer privacy, today announced that former Department of Commerce staffer Josh Harris has joined FPF as its Policy Director.  In this role, […]

For immediate release, December 11, 2013 Future of Privacy Forum Releases Report on the Effectiveness of the US-EU Safe Harbor Privacy Framework Report Responds to EU Concerns, Finds the Safe Harbor Program Has Been Effective but Calls for Improvements to Strengthen Trans-Atlantic Privacy Protections Washington, D.C. December 11, 2013 – The Future of Privacy Forum […]


Privacy Calendar

Sep
23
Tue
Mapping Issues with the Web: An ... @ Tow Center for Digital Journalism/Columbia Journalism School
Mapping Issues with the Web: An ... @ Tow Center for Digital Journalism/Columbia Journalism School
Sep 23 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
On the occasion of Bruno Latour’s visit to Columbia University, this presentation will show participants how to operationalize his seminal Actor-Network Theory using digital data and methods in the service of social and cultural research.
Sep
26
Fri
Yale Day of Data @ Yale University
Yale Day of Data @ Yale University
Sep 26 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
This day-long event will focus on data science and partnerships across industry, academia, and government initiatives. The day will also include presentations by eight Yale faculty and researchers on issues specific to research data management,[...]
Oct
11
Sat
City by Numbers: Big Data and th... @ Pratt Institute
City by Numbers: Big Data and th... @ Pratt Institute
Oct 11 @ 9:30 am – 6:00 pm
Big Data—the exponential growth and availability of information—is one of the defining phenomena of our time. It affects us all on different levels – with far-reaching social, environmental, and governmental significance. To help make sense[...]
Oct
21
Tue
Consumer Action’s 43rd Annual Aw... @ Google
Consumer Action’s 43rd Annual Aw... @ Google
Oct 21 @ 6:00 pm – Oct 21 @ 8:00 pm
To mark its 43rd anniversary, Consumer Action’s Annual Awards Reception on October 21, 2014, will celebrate the theme of “Train the Trainer.” Through the power of individual and small group trainings, Consumer Action each year is[...]
Oct
29
Wed
Big Data and Privacy: Navigating... @ Schulze Hall
Big Data and Privacy: Navigating... @ Schulze Hall
Oct 29 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The rapid emergence of “big data” has created many benefits and risks for businesses today. As data is collected, stored, analyzed, and deployed for various business purposes, it is particularly important to develop responsible data[...]
Jan
28
Wed
all-day Data Privacy Day
Data Privacy Day
Jan 28 all-day
“Data Privacy Day began in the United States and Canada in January 2008, as an extension of the Data Protection Day celebration in Europe. The Day commemorates the 1981 signing of Convention 108, the first[...]

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