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2014-06-25 16:29:16

Join Speakers from the Federal Trade Commission, Future of Privacy Forum, GE, Intuit, IoT Consortium, McAfee, Pew Research and many more SAN FRANCISCO, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Internet of Things (IoT) continues to gain momentum as the objects around us become interactive and smarter. However, the IoT brings new privacy challenges as data is being collected on an unprecedented scale, often for uses that have yet to be determined. According to recent research only 22% of Internet...

2014-02-06 23:20:58

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario recognizes Aislelabs as a Privacy by Design Ambassador for its strong commitment to privacy. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Aislelabs Inc. has been designated as a Privacy by Design Ambassador for its strong commitment to ensuring consumer privacy in its development of mobile location analytics technologies. At Aislelabs, protecting the privacy of consumers is of utmost importance. With Privacy by Design as the guiding principal,...

2010-01-27 13:19:00

Research Shows Transparency and Choice Significantly Increase Acceptance of Behavioral Ads WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) released the results of a research study which tested the effectiveness of using new icons and key phrases to provide web surfers with more transparency and choice about behavioral advertising practices. FPF launched the notices initiative in May 2009 and partnered with a number of divisions at WPP, the global...

2009-05-19 09:00:00

Project will examine successful ways to provide more transparency and control to users WASHINGTON, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) announced a major research initiative that will examine different methods for communicating with users about online advertising and privacy practices. The study will explore potential tools and notices that companies could use to raise consumer awareness regarding the use of online behavioral advertising data. The...

2009-01-13 08:00:00

Chief Privacy Officer needed in new Administration WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) today proposed seven privacy recommendations to the upcoming administration. FPF Co-chairs Jules Polonetsky and Christopher Wolf applaud President-Elect Obama for recognizing that the use and development of technology is key to the future of our country. FPF urges the President-elect to also appoint a Chief Privacy Officer (CPO) in order to recognize that...

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2008-11-20 13:30:00

A newly-formed group of privacy experts are seeking to influence policy decisions of President-elect Barack Obama. The Future of Privacy Forum sees the present time as the prime opportunity to shape policies and decisions on crucial privacy issues. "Technology is advancing even more quickly than before with respect to data collection, data mining, and correlation of data across platforms, channels, devices and over time. The use of data is becoming increasingly practical and profitable,"...


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  • A spider.
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