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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.
March 4, 2013 World Privacy Forum Speaks Out About Risks to Patients From Medical ID Theft Today, Newsday published an article quoting World Privacy Forum and reporting that medical identity theft, a crime the World Privacy Forum brought to public attention for the first time in 2005, has increased by 61.5 percent. The article
February 10, 2013 Online Job Seekers, Still Beware of Scams! Today the Augusta Chronicle published a story by Jenna Martin quoting World Privacy Forum’s Pam Dixon about job seekers and how important it is for them to be wary of online job scams. “I am concerned that we are still seeing serious cases of
January 9, 2013 Las Vegas, Nevada — Pam Dixon is speaking at a Consumer Electronics show panel on privacy issues in facial recognition technologies as part of the Leaders in Technology program. Dixon’s presentation will be part of a panel introduced by Federal Trade Commissioner Maureen Ohlhausen. The panel will be moderated by Tony Romm, technology
July 21, 2012 San Diego, California — Today the World Privacy Forum filed comments on California’s plan to harmonize existing California state law to federal health privacy laws. California’s health privacy law, the CMIA, offers Californian’s stronger privacy protections than national level health privacy laws. WPF urges California to reconsider its plan to weaken Californian’s privacy. Executive director Pam Dixon said “The harmonization plan coming out of California’s Department of Health and Human Services is not in harmony with California patients and their health privacy.”
July 11, 2012 San Diego, California — Today the World Privacy Forum published a comment essay by executive director Pam Dixon urging all privacy stakeholders to focus on the consumer during the Commerce Multistakeholder privacy process, set to get underway tomorrow. “We must put the consumer first and focus on what is important,” said Pam Dixon.