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The government’s plan to regulate facial recognition tech is falling apart - The Washington Post
Consumer advocacy groups to withdraw from NTIA MSH process on facial recognition, due to lack of concrete scenarios for requiring subject consent from companies. NTIA is disappointed, but will continue the process; companies say they'll continue to participate.
privacy  multistakeholder  ntia  facialrecognition  cdt  standards  codeofconduct  washingtonpost 
june 2015 by npdoty
U.S. Withdraws from ICANN: Why It's No Big Deal | New Republic
Excellently written piece on why ICANN is nothing to be scared of, and the symbolic nature of the NTIA announcement.
icann  internet  governance  ietf  standards  consensus  ntia 
march 2014 by npdoty
SHORT FORM NOTICE CODE OF CONDUCT TO PROMOTE TRANSPARENCY IN MOBILE APP PRACTICES
The July 25th draft is the most recent version of the NTIA multistakeholder process (at which point work was stopped). A list of data categories, what's collected, with whom data is shared.
ntia  shortnotice  privacy-icons  multistakeholder 
february 2014 by npdoty
App Terms Of Service: Icons Or Text? | The New Republic
Some great quotes in this piece, including this DMA reaction against developers having any say in privacy practices:

"The people who really make choices about collection and use of data are the people who have the apps themselves," says the Direct Marketing Association's lawyer, Stuart Ingis. "Developers are the people we hire to do software coding. That's like saying the painter of a retail store makes decisions about the paint."
privacy  privacy-icons  notice  dma  truste  ntia  via:travis  multistakeholder  delegation  standards 
january 2013 by npdoty
Commercial Data Privacy and Innovation in the Internet Economy: A Dynamic Policy Framework
A "green paper" from the Internet Policy Task Force (NTIA, DoC, NIST) on the framework for privacy protection set by the administration.
privacy  ntia  departmentofcommerce  weitzner  important  ftc  policy  tpl  from delicious
january 2011 by npdoty

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