The Privacy Advisor | Feb 6, 2014
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is a privacy regulator, sure. But it’s not out to get the good guys trying to do the right thing. It’s primary concern is making sure organizations are keeping the privacy promises they make to consumers. That was how Federal Trade Commissioner Maureen Ohlhausen kicked off her keynote address at the IAPP’s preconference session at RSA, “Engineering Privacy: Why Security Isn’t Enough.” Read more
The hour was late: Past 5 p.m. on the last day of a conference that saw attendees passionately talking shop for what seemed like 48 hours straight. Yet the conversation continued at the Data Protection Intensive. Hands remained raised for questions. Global CPOs sat forward in their seats and whispered commentary amongst themselves. In front of them, Dutch DPA Jacob Kohnstamm, Sidley Austin Partner and former U.S. Commerce Department General Counsel Cam Kerry and Unilever CPO Steven Wright were simply discussing a topic too important to abandon: Will we ever see a global marketplace with data-transfer interoperability? Read more
While acknowledging it might be a little early in the game to start any kind of meaningful pragmatic planning, panelists spanning various sectors used their session at the IAPP Europe Data Protection Intensive Wednesday to give privacy pros some practical tips on “How To Implement the Data Protection Regulation in Practice,” taking educated guesses on how certain portions of the regulation will come to reality. Read more
As part of a larger presentation here at the IAPP Europe Data Protection Intensive in London, a particular slide caught the attention of attendees. The panel’s focus was on “Transparency in Marketing,” but in many ways it all seemed to boil down to a couple of basic questions: Is what your marketing department is doing transparent to the privacy team? Is what your marketing department is doing transparent to your customers? And the way to get the answers to those questions popped up on a slid... Read more
Irish Minister for European Affairs and Data Protection Dara Murphy used his keynote address at the IAPP Europe Data Protection Intensive to emphasize and acknowledge the important role data protection now plays and will increasingly play in Europe.Growth certainly isn’t going to come from European protectionism, and the effort shouldn’t be put toward treating American companies like they’re “bad” companies. Read more
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