The Privacy initiative focuses on privacy policy and its role in maintaining trustworthiness. Our research aims to help people understand current transparency mechanisms in order to highlight the access and sharing of their personal information as well as the possible outcomes (both positive and negative) associated with this use of information.

IPRI’s work on privacy covers a wide variety of topics with worldwide implications affecting the international privacy policy landscape. 

Privacy Bridges
EU and US Privacy Experts in Search of Transatlantic Privacy Solutions

Privacy Bridges

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U.S. Privacy Legislation: Now Is The Time

21 May 2018 Daniel Weitzner delivered a keynote address at the 2nd Annual Privacy &…

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Recommendations For Fake News

What should be done about “fake news”? Wajeeha Ahmad develops recommendations to better align incentives…

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Facebook/Cambridge Analytica: Privacy lessons and a way forward

By Nathaniel Fruchter, Michael Specter, Ben Yuan Introduction On Saturday, March 17, 2018, The Guardian…

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Blog: Apple’s New Facial Recognition on the iphone – good for privacy?

Facial Recognition on the new iPhone? What does that mean for my privacy? Jonathan Frankle,…

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Research: “My Bank Already Gets this Data”: Exposure Minimisation and Company Relationships in Privacy Decision-Making

How do individuals make data privacy related decisions? It turns out people rely heavily on…

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Blog: US Privacy Gap Widens

By Daniel Weitzner TL;DR After Congressional action repealing the FCC’s Broadband Internet Access Provider privacy…

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Blog: Algorithmic Accountability

Stop blaming the algorithm! Some paths forward on the question of algorithmic accountability By Marc Aidinoff…

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Blog: US and EU Data Privacy – Transatlantic Privacy Solutions for 2017

Globalization and technological advances pose common challenges to providing a progressive, sustainable model for protecting…

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Blog: Keys Under Doormats – Should The Police Be Able To Break Into Your Phone?

Should Law Enforcement Be Able To Break Into Your Phone? Political and law enforcement leaders…

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The Privacy Team

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