Tag: Data Privacy

Opportunity: Security Engineering Support – Data Rights Protocol

We’re seeking a security engineer with a passion for privacy to contract with the Digital Lab team. This is a remote consulting opportunity for a seasoned engineer who wants to work on an open standards project and cares about advancing digital rights in the United States.   Scope: You will be supporting the security development of the Data Rights Protocol.

CR Digital Lab Investigates Privacy Practices of Mental Health Apps

Today, we’re sharing our findings from a comparative privacy evaluation of seven mental health apps. You can read the full report here. Why did we focus on the privacy practices of mental health apps? These apps are a growing industry and the impacts of COVID-19 have negatively affected many people’s mental health — creating barriers for access to help cope with mental

Moving Beyond Consent Models in Privacy Legislation

  A few weeks ago, Public Knowledge convened a panel discussion: How Do We Move Beyond Consent Models in Privacy Legislation? This event featured keynote speaker Senator Sherrod Brown (@SenSherrodBrown) on the following panel including: Sara Collins, Policy Counsel at Public Knowledge @SNolanCollins Yosef Getachew, Director for Media & Democracy Program at Common Cause @ygetachew2 Nathalie Marechal, Senior Policy Analyst

Join our volunteer study: can Californians exercise their data privacy rights?

  Are you in California? We need your help to test if your new Do-Not-Sell rights are working as intended. It’s quick, easy, and you’ll help us strengthen and expand access to these rights. >>Sign up here. Some background When Californians woke up on January 1st this year, they had new rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA): the

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