Do Not Track History — In the fall of 2007, WPF executive director Pam Dixon convened a meeting of civil liberty, consumer, and privacy groups to discuss and develop an idea she had of “Do Not Track.” This became the Do Not Track proposal, which has now morphed into something quite different. Dixon will be
Medical ID Theft – Pam Dixon was a guest on Gerri Willis’ show (Fox Business News) today to discuss medical ID theft and what consumers can do to protect themselves from it. View the clip online.
ID Ecosystem – WPF Senior Projects Manager Marianne Fitzpatrick will be participating at the ID Ecosystem’s Plenary meeting this week. Of top concern at the plenary will be a new ID theft use case that requires substantive discussion regarding privacy checks and balances. For more information, see NSTIC’s page on the National Strategy for Trusted Identities
Senior Identity Theft – FTC – WPF Executive Director Pam Dixon will be speaking at the Federal Trade Commission Tuesday on the issue of Senior ID theft, and specifically, about medical forms of the crime. Dixon, who wrote the first report on medical ID theft and coined the term for the crime, will be presenting new
WPF on privacy and consumer trust – Pam Dixon is speaking on a panel on privacy and trust at Marketing Science Institute in Boston. The panel, led by John Deighton of the Harvard Business School, includes experts from EPIC, the DAA, and CBS.