[Global_industry_committee] Preliminary FTC Staff Report - Protecting Consumer Privacy in an Era of Rapid Change
dcampbell at owasp.org
Tue Dec 21 17:04:44 EST 2010
FYI one of the guys who authored this report is an associate of mine.
I'm trying to find funding to get him to Portugal.
On 12/17/2010 7:49, Colin Watson wrote:
> I'm less certain about this...
> Protecting Consumer Privacy in an Era of Rapid Change
> A framework for businesses and policymakers
> but it is aimed at business, and OWASP has already been cited in this
> FTC document:
> Protecting Personal Information: A Guide for Business
> The proposed framework is based on three principles, which have some
> relevant content:
> 1. Privacy by design
> 2. Simplified choice
> 3. Greater transparency
> In the first of these "data security" is listed as an example practice
> to build in. This document also talks about a persistent mechanism to
> allow consumers to opt out of tracking - commentators elsewhere
> believe this might be a "Do Not Track" header added by the browser. I
> think we need to be careful what constitutes tracking - behavioural
> advertising yes, but how about security event logging, incident
> response or even session management?
> Responses are being accepted until 31 January 2011. Is it worth responding to:
> 1. if OWASP has something relevant to say, and
> 2. to keep OWASP on the radar as an organisation that engages with others
> Colin Watson
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