Big Data and its potential for inclusion and exclusion was on center stage this past September as the FTC held a day-long workshop with experts from industry, technology, privacy, civil liberties, and academia. World Privacy Forum’s Executive Director Pam Dixon, a panelist at the event, spoke about Big Data and privacy, emphasizing several key points, including the need for statistical parity, fairness, and the need for keeping existing consumer protection regulation.
The Federal Trade Commission has announced its panelist roster and final agenda for its upcoming workshop, “Big Data: A Tool for Inclusion or Exclusion?.” The workshop is going to be an important and thoughtful discussion about big data and privacy issues, and will be taking place on Sept. 15 in Washington, D.C. The World Privacy
We have a full fall schedule — here are the September privacy events WPF will be speaking at …
San Diego — The California AG’s office and the US Federal Trade Commission are holding a mobile privacy summit October 23, in Santa Monica, California. The emphasis of the event is to learn how to protect consumers and build safe mobile apps, and is directed at app developers and businesses. Jessica Rich, FTC Consumer Protection
CFP self regulation panel — At this year’s Computers’ Freedom, and Privacy conference, Pam Dixon will be on a panel discussing the NAI self-regulation and comparing the now NAI to the NAI of 2007, when WPF published a strong report discussing the profound issues with the NAI at that time.