The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) is the agency of the United Nations focused on information and communications technology. It currently is hosting the ITU Telecom World in Geneva, and invited Hogan Lovells’ Chris Wolf, in his capacity as founder and co-chair of the Future of Privacy Forum, to submit a paper and participate in a panel [...]
Today, the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF), a Washington-based privacy think tank founded and co-chaired by Hogan Lovells privacy practice director Chris Wolf, released the newest edition of its “Privacy Papers for Policy Makers.” This year’s compilation highlights leading privacy writings voted by the FPF Advisory Board to be most useful for policy makers on Capitol Hill and within federal agencies who are focusing on how to improve the protection of personal privacy. Links to the winning submissions are provided in this blog.
This blog entry describes and links to articles from today’s Wall Street Journal and New York Times concerning the proliferation of appps (at the expense of software manufacturers) and the issue of app privacy, and how industry is addressing it. Hogan Lovells’ Chris Wolf is quoted in the Times article on how app developers should invest in creating privacy policies as a fundamental requirement, and a free webinar on app privacy hosted by the Mobile Marketing Association in conjunction with the Future of Privacy Forum is described, with a registration link.