Consumer Federation of America’s Consumer Assembly to tackle Data Broker Discussion; WPF panelist

WPF will be participating at the CFA Consumer Assembly March 20, 2014 discussing the important and timely topic of data broker regulation. Panelists are Pam Dixon, WPF; Jennifer Barrett-Glasgow, Acxiom; Rachel Nyswander Thomas, Direct Marketing Association, and Chris Olsen, FTC. Panel description from CFA: Should Consumer Data Brokers be Regulated? Aided by technology, data brokers

WPF speaking at IAPP Global Privacy Summit — NTIA mobile short form privacy notice

  WPF will be speaking at and co-moderating a pre-conference workshop at the IAPP Global Privacy Summit. Co-moderater will be Jim Halpert of DLA Piper. Session description: NTIA Mobile App MS Process: Definitive Information, Insight, and Advice from the Core Drafting Group and the NTIA facilitator This preconference workshop is an in-depth discussion of the

Congressional Testimony: What Information do Data Brokers Have on Consumers?

Pam Dixon will be testifying before the Senate Commerce Committee December 18 at 2:30 pm Eastern. The hearing, held by Senator Rockefeller, who is chairman of the committee, focuses on data brokers, what information they are collecting from consumers, and what they are doing with the information. The hearing will take place after a year-long

Pam Dixon speaking at IAPP’s FTC Year in Review and Consumer Privacy Conference

Pam Dixon will speak at the IAPP annual FTC Year in Review conference today.  She will be speaking at 1:30 pm on the issue of Do Not Track with Chris Olsen, Assistant Director of the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection. For more information,  see Location and Parking: FHI 360 Conference Center 1825 Connecticut Avenue

WPF speaking at National Press Club

WPF’s Executive Director Pam Dixon is speaking at the National Press Club in Washington DC today along with Jessica Rich, Director, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission as part of a DDMI discussion about privacy standards and balances for the uses of data in todays digital world. 8:00 -11:00 am. Dixon will be discussing privacy standards,