Privacy and Security
Questions about privacy are central to the digital economy. We study how much people value privacy, the privacy paradox, and developments in state and federal privacy legislation. Our work has contributed to policy discussions of data portability, data regulation, and advertising models.
2014 TPI Aspen Forum has Ended, but the Videos Live On…
Comments filed with the National Telecommunications and Information Administration on “Big Data and Consumer Privacy in the Internet Economy”
White House Privacy Reports Challenge Privacy Bill of Rights
Comments filed with the Federal Trade Commission on “Effects of Big Data on Low Income and Underserved Consumers”
Takeaways from the White House Big Data Reports
Comments filed with the Office of Science and Technology Policy on “Big Data Request for Information”
Claim that Anonymization is Impossible Unsupported
The assertion in a recent petition by public interest groups that it is impossible to anonymize data does not stand up to scrutiny, states Technology Policy Institute President Thomas Lenard in comments filed with the Federal Communications Commission. The agency should not base any decisions on this faulty analysis, which could have broader implications beyond sharing of customer proprietary network information (CPNI).