Tag: Data

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

Fall 2020 Open Challenge for Data and Privacy Prototyping

UPDATE: The deadline is July 6, 2020! Get the proposals in! END UPDATE. Are you interested in and passionate about helping people understand the importance of privacy, and how to understand our rights? Consumer Reports has partnered with The NYC Media Lab to announce calls for the Fall 2020 Open Challenge for Data and Privacy Prototyping! The deadline for submissions

Raw Data Release: 2019 Smart TV Testing

A Consumer Reports engineer evaluates smart TV privacy practices. PHOTO: MICHAEL A. SMITH   Consumer Reports just released our 2019 Smart TV ratings, which include for the first time Digital Standard sub-scores on data privacy + security. Today, we’re also publishing raw data from our Digital Standard testing. By taking an open data approach, we hope to increase transparency around our findings