Reports

Frequently accessed WPF reports:

Analysis & Report: Redress Revisited: Has the Privacy Shield Agreement Between the U.S. and the EU Been Fatally Undermined by President Trump’s Executive Order 13768?

Report: EU-US Privacy Shield Analysis: Winners and Losers

Report: Privacy, the Precision Medicine Initiative, & the All of Us Research Program: Will Any Legal Protections Apply?

Report: The Scoring of America

Report: Data Brokers and the Federal Government

Report: Paying Out of Pocket to Protect Health Privacy – A New but Complicated HIPAA Option

Report: One Way Mirror Society

Report: Medical Identity Theft – The Information Crime that Can Kill You

Report: Many Failures – A Brief History of Privacy Self-Regulation

Report: One Way Mirror Society

Report: The US Department of Commerce and International Privacy Activities — Indifference and Neglect

Report: Personal Health Records – Why Many PHRs Threaten Privacy

Report: Privacy in the Clouds

A complete list of WPF reports is available here.

WPF Report: A Year in the Life of an Online Job Scam – A Longitudinal Study

Job scams are as old as jobs themselves. In past years, con artists would put a bad job ad up, fool a job seeker into giving up their money, and then physically move on to a new city. Now bad job ads have moved onto the Internet, with devastating consequences. The very things that make the Internet so effective for job seekers — speed, convenience, and a nationwide job search from a computer screen — are the same things that make it effective for fraudulent activity. Job seekers and job sites have unfortunately been targeted with sophisticated triangulation scams that move rapidly and seamlessly through a selection of job sites from coast to coast in a matter of days.

WPF Report: Call Don’t Click II – Still be smart about ordering federally mandated free credit reports

The World Privacy Forum cautions consumers who qualify to order a federally mandated free annual credit report to ensure that they take common-sense computer safety steps before ordering their credit report online.