Dec 052019
 December 5, 2019  Posted by  Announcements, Featured News

From the Future of Privacy Forum: Today, FPF announced the winners of the 10th Annual Privacy Papers for Policymakers (PPPM) Award. This Award recognizes leading privacy scholarship that is relevant to policymakers in the United States Congress, at U.S. federal agencies and for data protection authorities abroad. The winners of [Read More…]

Dec 022019
 December 2, 2019  Posted by  Featured News, Govt, Surveillance, U.S.

From Papers, Please! Buried in the latest Fall 2019 edition of an obscure Federal bureaucratic planning database called the Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions is an official notice from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that: To facilitate the implementation of a seamless biometric entry-exit system that uses facial recognition … DHS [Read More…]

Nov 262019
 November 26, 2019  Posted by  Featured News, Laws

James Yoon of Covington and Burling writes: On November 26, 2019, a group of Democratic senators introduced the Consumer Online Privacy Rights Act (COPRA).  This comprehensive privacy bill—sponsored by Senators Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Brian Schatz (D-HI), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), and Ed Markey (D-MA)—would grant individuals broad control over their data, impose new [Read More…]