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Kerry and McCain Introduce Commercial Privacy Bill of Rights

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As we have been saying since the beginning of the new session of Congress, it appears that privacy is the true bipartisan issue.   Evidence of that was front and center yesterday as Senators John Kerry (D-MA) and John McCain (R-AZ) introduced their “Commercial Privacy Bill of Rights” requiring businesses that collect, use, store or transfer… Continue Reading

Review of Telecom/Media Industry Comments to FTC’s Privacy Framework

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Written by Stu Eaton Our ongoing effort to summarize the comments (see post here) filed in response to the FTC’s Privacy Framework continues this week as we focus on the Telecommunications and Media industry.  The bulk of the comments came from the telecommunications industry, including key players such as AT&T, Verizon, the National Cable and… Continue Reading

FTC Privacy Framework: Comments from the Retail/Promotion/Advertising Industry

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Written by Stu Eaton In our continuing effort to summarize the more than 400 comments posted in response to the FTC’s Privacy Framework, we have organized our summaries into the following five industry groups: Retail/Promotion/Advertising; Software/Technology; Telecommunications/Media; Privacy Advocates/Government; and Financial Services/General Business. This week we reviewed the comments posted by companies and trade groups… Continue Reading

Discussion about “Privacy by Design”

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“Privacy by Design,” is a concept introduced by Ontario’s Information and Privacy Commissioner, Dr. Ann Cavoukian, way back in the 90’s.  Privacy by Design advances the view that the future of privacy cannot be assured solely by compliance with legislation and regulatory frameworks; rather, privacy assurance must ideally become an organization’s default mode of operation.  It was… Continue Reading