Consumer Privacy

Voting system data breach notifications – National Academies of Science recommendations for securing voting systems

The National Academies of Science have released Securing the Vote: Protecting American Democracy. The consensus report richly documents how, during the 2016 presidential election, actors sponsored by the Russian government attacked the US voting and election infrastructure. The report assesses the web of technology infrastructures related to voting, and gives detailed recommendations for strengthening these

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,

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