June 24, 2020 | FPF Staff

Commoditization of Data is the Problem, Not the Solution – Why Placing a Price Tag on Personal Information May Harm Rather Than Protect?Consumer Privacy

This guest post is by Lokke Moerel, a Professor of Global ICT Law at Tilburg University and Senior of Counsel at Morrison & Foerster in Berlin, and Christine Lyon, partner at Morrison & Foerster in Palo Alto, California. By Lokke Moerel and Christine Lyon[1] Friend and foe agree that our society is undergoing a digital […]

June 23, 2020 | FPF Staff

Remarks on Diversity and Inclusion by Michael McCullough

Last Thursday, June 18, 2020, Macy’s Chief Privacy Officer and FPF Advisory Board member Michael McCullough spoke about diversity and inclusion at WireWheel’s Spokes 2020 conference.? The Question: I’ve spoken to each of you about your views on diversity and equality, and about how that’s reflected in our privacy and data protection community. This has […]

June 19, 2020 | Jules Polonetsky

Juneteenth

FPF is closed for Juneteenth as our staff reflects on both the history and current state of racism in America.? Our social media accounts will be silent, other than to elevate voices that can help us learn and take action on issues such as equity and inclusion. In that spirit, we would like to call […]

June 15, 2020 | Katelyn Ringrose

Supreme Court Rules that LGBTQ Employees Deserve Workplace Protections–More Progress is Needed to Combat Unfairness and Disparity

Authors: Katelyn Ringrose (Christopher Wolf Diversity Law Fellow) and Dr. Sara Jordan (Policy Counsel, Artificial Intelligence and Ethics) Today’s Supreme Court ruling in Bostock v. Clayton County—clarifying that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act bans employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity—is a major victory in the fight for LGBTQ […]

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