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The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) goes into effect on January 1, 2020. While the specifics are still being hammered out, the CCPA will inevitably change how businesses around the world operate. Join data privacy experts, Mark Kahn (General Counsel, Segment), Melissa Maalouf (Shareholder, ZwillGen), and Jeremy Greenberg (Policy Fellow, Future of Privacy Forum), for a fireside chat on the CCPA and the future of consumer data privacy.
In this webinar, you’ll learn:
- What the CCPA means for your industry
- Actionable advice for how you can prepare for the CCPA
- Changes we expect to see before the CCPA even goes into effect
- Regulatory trends impacting data privacy at the state and federal level
About the Event
Over the past decades, technology companies have created immense economic value through advances in computing and communications, the Internet and mobile, connected devices and the Internet of Things.
These innovations have revolutionized industry sectors ranging from telecoms and media to healthcare, finance, transportation and retail, generating unique benefits for individuals as well as for companies, governments and society at large.
Yet with critics warning about the growth of tech companies to unprecedented size, policymakers have begun to consider the effect of new platforms and business models on competition, the economy, politics and speech.
This debate enriches the already robust discussion about the implications of data-rich technologies for privacy and security. In this session, policymakers, industry leaders and academics discuss the effects of the digital economy on privacy, security, and competition.
They assess ways to regulate tech innovators to protect the rights of individuals and new upstarts without sacrificing progress and economic growth.
The FTC will be hosting its fourth annual PrivacyCon on June 27, 2019. For PrivacyCon 2019, the FTC sought research presentations on a wide range of consumer privacy and security issues, with a particular focus on the economics driving those issues. The call for presentations sought empirical research responding to several questions, including:
- What new privacy and security issues arise from emerging technologies such as the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, and virtual reality?
- What are the greatest threats to consumer privacy today?
- How can one quantify the costs and benefits to consumers of keeping data about them private?
- What are the incentives for manufacturers and software developers to implement privacy and security by design in their goods or services and keep security up to date?
- Is there evidence that the market is able to provide efficient levels of privacy and data security?
FTC Chairman Joe Simons will provide opening remarks for PrivacyCon 2019, which will be followed by four sessions of presentations and discussions on research submitted for the event.
The first session will focus on research related to privacy policies, disclosures, and permissions and will feature presentations on research examining such topics as the European Union General Data Protection Regulation’s (GDPR) impact on web privacy. The second session will explore research related to consumer preferences, expectations, and behaviors, including a presentation on historical data related to consumers’ understanding and attitudes about digital privacy and online tracking.
The third session of the day will focus on research related to tracking and online advertising, including a presentation examining paid and free apps. The last session of the day will focus on research related to vulnerabilities, leaks, and breach notifications, including two presentations focused on vulnerabilities affecting Android applications.
The workshop, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 9:15 a.m. ET and will take place at the Constitution Center, located at 400 Seventh St., SW, Washington, D.C. 20024. The event will also be webcast on the FTC website and live tweeted using the hashtag #PrivacyCon19. Registration is not required to attend this event.
We welcome people with disabilities. The FTC will accommodate as many attendees as possible; however, admittance will be limited to seating availability. Reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities are available upon request. Requests for accommodations should be submitted to Elizabeth Kraszewski via email at [email protected] or by phone at (202) 326-3087. Such requests should include a detailed description of the accommodation needed. In addition, please allow at least five business days advance notice for accommodation requests; last minute requests will be accepted but may not be possible to accommodate.
Events like the Edward Snowden leaks, massive data breaches, and the Cambridge Analytica scandal have increased awareness of the data we generate from our devices and our daily lives. We have visibility into some of this data use; social media is very much in the spotlight, and users often wonder what personal information accounts for the advertisements that they are served online. But much less is known about other ways that personal information is collected and shared to support e-commerce, cloud services, business planning, and research of all kinds.
On June 27, as part of its ongoing focus on the privacy debate, the Center for Technology Innovation at Brookings will host a public discussion on these information-sharing systems, exploring the ways they operate as well as the individual, societal, and business interests at stake. Following keynote remarks, two panels of experts will take up different aspects of these systems, and how the interests involved should be addressed as Congress considers federal privacy legislation.
Following the discussion, each panel will take questions from the audience.
Molly Roberts | @mollylroberts | Editorial writer – The Washington Post | Moderator
Panel 2: Marketing and targeting: The specific cases of advertising and data brokers
This mid-sized conference has several themes, as we address the far reaching GDPR requirements including the added value of fair and lawful processing. We cover the GDPR’s impact both in the EU and the wider world but also its impact on company operations. There will be a session on the European novel right of collective action which has already stimulated France’s CNIL into action to impose a 50 million Euros fine on Google. Other companies are also in the frame. Compensation for damages from the exercise of privacy rights is now firmly on the agenda.
Last May’s drama of the GDPR fully applying and the adoption of the EU Member States’ data protection laws may have diminished on the surface. But data controllers and data processors will always need to pay attention, as laws have been strengthened, organisations have stricter duties and individuals have stronger rights.
NIST will be hosting the third in a series of public workshops on the development of the Privacy Framework: An Enterprise Risk Management Tool on July 8th-July 9th in Boise, Idaho. We thank Boise State University for hosting this two-day event, where attendees will have an opportunity to actively engage in facilitated discussions to advance the development of the framework. Additional details about pre-read materials will be available closer to the event. This workshop will be open to the public.
Join the conversation about this workshop using #PrivacyFramework
The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) and AASA: The School Superintendents Association are hosting a free “Student Privacy Boot Camp.”
The goal of the training program is to gather superintendents and federal policymakers for detailed legal and policy presentations to help them understand the regulatory requirements and best practices for student privacy.
Presenters and panelists come from individual schools or districts, the Department of Education, and a variety of education-focused advocacy and policy organizations.
8:30 – 9:15 AM
Federal Privacy 101
9:15 – 9:45 AM
State Privacy 101
9:45 – 10:00 AM
10:00 – 10:45 AM
Privacy from the Field: Districts and States on Student Privacy Best Practices and Lessons Learned
10:45 – 11:25 AM
What’s Next at the Federal Level?
11:25 – 11:30 AM
Closing and Next Steps
Join the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for a summit for all things related to data privacy. A day of programming will feature discussions on the policy issues surrounding consumer data and the businesses that use it. As data and digital tools are helping American businesses grow, the U.S. Chamber has made data privacy a priority. The Chamber’s tech policy hub – C_TEC – released proposed federal legislation this year that addresses the need for a national data privacy framework. Pre-empting a patchwork of state regulations would provide certainty to businesses and protection for consumers. As is the nature of the Chamber, this event will bring together a network of problem solvers and creative thinkers for a variety of discussions about the future of tech innovation and ways to protect individual privacy while promoting innovation and certainty.
The annual Privacy Enhancing Technologies Symposium (PETS) brings together privacy experts from around the world to discuss recent advances and new perspectives on research in privacy technologies. PETS addresses the design and realization of privacy services for the Internet and other digital systems and communication networks.
HotPETs submission deadline: May 24, 2019
Stipend application deadline: May 10, 2019
Each month, the Future of Privacy Forum hosts a call with thought leaders to discuss topical issues related to privacy and responsible data use.
FPF’s monthly Privacy Landscape scheduled for July 16, 2019 from 4pm-5pm ET will focus on the intersection of privacy and visual design. This topic is particularly salient in light of ongoing discussions regarding the design of notices and consent mechanisms under GDPR and CCPA, as well as policymaker interest in design-based nudges or “dark patterns.”
We are fortunate to be joined by Ilana Westerman, CEO of Create With Context. Ilana spearheads the Digital Trust Initiative and will discuss the Initiative’s new Brown Bag Series, focusing on the top 5 mistakes companies make when trying to create trusted experiences, how to engage with internal stakeholders and practitioners to avoid these pitfalls, and more! We will have ample time for Q&A.
Please note: this call will include a real-time visual presentation – we will be showing visual examples of trusted design. We strongly encourage you to join via the Zoom app on desktop or mobile so you can see the presentation. We are providing a dial-in option as well for folks who cannot use the Zoom app or Zoom in-browser viewer. We will mute callers’ audio and video by default.
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