On November 2, 2011, the 33rd International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners opened in Mexico City with an examination of the phenomenon of “big data” as a definer of a new economic era. This blog post provides highlights from the opening session.
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On November 2-3, 2011, Mexico’s Federal Institute for Access to Information and Data Protection will host the 33rd International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners in Mexico City.
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On December 2, 2010, the Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection held a hearing on Do Not Track Legislation, which included testimony from David Vladeck and Danny Weitzner. This blog post summarizes the consumer privacy issues and related proposals addressed at the hearing.

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At the 32nd International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners in Jerusalem, the international group of data protection commissioners today admitted the U.S. Federal Trade Commission into membership.

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At the International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners, David Vladeck, Director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection of the Federal Trade Commission, today provided a high-level outline of the Commission’s forthcoming report on the future of privacy.

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