Data Protection and the Courts

pending GDPR cases:

Work in progress. Note I have posted general ad ecosystem type explainers under privacy education. Here are more specific drill downs on timely developments or specific use cases.

Google Privacy Sandbox explainers



All things ad tech:

Informal calendar of the programs I often attend. (draft, will continue to update) Typically, these are events where I may speak, moderate, run a side event. For all FPF events, see FPF Events.

July 21 Tel Aviv Cyberweek

Sep 9,10 — (virtual) Privacy Law Salon

Oct 20, DC — CDT Tech Prom

Oct 21,22 San Diego IAPP

October 18–20 Mexico City Global Privacy Assembly

November 3, DC EPIC Dinner

November 17,18 IAPP Brussels

Apr 12,13 DC IAPP Global Summit

This post is a place to collect some of my favorite privacy education and training materials. Suggestions welcome.

I will start with FPF free video classes:

And our (not-free, but very affordable) live training program: AI, De-ID, ad tech and more.

University of California, Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity video series, “What? So What? Now What?” which takes complex cybersecurity issues, like adversarial machine learning, differential privacy, and deepfake forensics and makes them understandable to a non-technical audience.

Ad tech explainers:

See the FPF video classes above.

See also:

Podcast Directory

Suggestions welcome, please comment to propose a resource or tool you use.

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GDPR Fines Tracker:

Privacy Policy Tools:

Search privacy policy changes over time

Analyze Privacy Policies

Search Privacy Policies

Track Updates to Apple Developer Terms

Data Protection Laws:

List/overview of global privacy laws

GDPR Decisions, Noyb wiki


GDPR resource site

The above is an exact cut/paste message that people are forwarding to all their friends today on Facebook — I got it multiple times, word for word..

“Hi….I actually got another friend request from you yesterday…which I ignored so you may want to check your account. Hold your finger on the message until the forward button appears…then hit forward and all the people you want to forward too….I had to do the people individually. Good Luck! PLEASE DO NOT ACCEPT A NEW ONE FROM ME AT THIS TIME.”

People are sending this even though they did not get such a…

Jules Polonetsky

CEO, Future of Privacy Forum, former NYC Commissioner of Consumer Affairs, NY State Legislator. CPO AOL, DoubleClick.

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