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World Privacy Forum and the Media:

The World Privacy Forum is a non-profit public interest research group with well-established privacy expertise. WPF is widely cited in major news outlets, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, USA Today, the Associated Press, Forbes, CNN, ABC News, CBS News, NBC news, NPR, Time, Newsweek, Modern Healthcare, Politico, International Herald Tribune, International Business Times, Wissen, Agence France Presse, and many others. 

Press Releases:

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Announcing Senior Research Fellow, Avni Sinha

20 June 2024 — The World Privacy Forum is very pleased to announce Avni Sinha as a senior research fellow at the World Privacy Forum. She will be conducting research in the areas of data governance and privacy, public interest technology and policy, and AI. Avni comes to WPF from her role working with Dr. Latanya Sweeney at the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School

Kate Kaye joins WPF as Deputy Director

The World Privacy Forum is delighted to announce that award-winning technology journalist Kate Kaye will join WPF as its deputy director.  As a longstanding technology journalist, Kate has been at the forefront of emerging technology, data privacy, and governance issues. Her reporting exposed the earliest forms of online political microtargeting and voter data use, explained

World Privacy Forum named as a top ten digital identity influencing organization globally 

WPF has been recognized as one of the leading organizations globally influencing privacy, security, inclusion, and fairness in digital identity systems. Goode Intelligence, which produces an annual report on digital identity around the world, has named WPF as a top ten globally influencing organization, as well as ID4Africa, Women in Identity, and others.  WPF has