WPF Summer & Fall 2018 Privacy Events

WPF will be speaking and/or participating in the following events this summer and fall. Please join us, or let us know if you will be attending. Global Forum on Artificial Intelligence, Swiss Re Center for Global Dialogue, 9-10 July 2018. Zurich, Switzerland. Pam Dixon, WPF Executive Director, delegate. Europlace International Financial Forum, 11-12 July 2018.

WPF to speak about AI governance at Brussels multi-stakeholder forum with FTC Commissioner Rohit Chopra and EDPS

WPF’s Pam Dixon will be speaking about AI and governance at the Trans Atlantic Consumer Dialogue (TACD) Annual Multi-stakeholder Forum June 19 in Brussels, Belgium. The panel discussion on AI will include FTC Commissioner Rohit Chopra, as well as Achim Klabunde from the European Data Protection Supervisor’s Office. WPF is a member of the TACD,

WPF Comments: Access to the CFPB consumer complaint database is vital to understanding and analyzing identity theft in the US

WPF has urged the CFPB to continue to maintain its consumer complaint database and make complaints available to the public. The CFPB is considering multiple potential changes to its consumer complaint database, including reducing access, among other potential changes. In its comments, WPF explained how CFPB consumer complaint data has been vital to our ability to

WPF comments on the DHS External Biometric Records database

The World Privacy Forum has submitted detailed comments on the US Department of Homeland Security’s External Biometric Records database (EBR database), which DHS describes as a large biometric and demographic database drawn from foreign and domestic sources. WPF has a number of concerns about the proposal, including that the EBR database is slated to be exempted from

Privacy News: Historic Data Broker Regulation in the US Welcomed by World Privacy Forum

PDF Version of Release here 24 May 2018  For Immediate Release Historic Data Broker Regulation in the United States Welcomed by World Privacy Forum Vermont: First state to adopt modern rules for unregulated data brokers WPF call for data broker protections to be elevated to national level and provided for consumers in all states in