privacy and policy


Kantara Initiative and NATE Join Forces

Kantara Initiative and the National Association for Trusted Exchange Join Forces to Address Personal Privacy Preferences and Authorizations NATE and Kantara to Kick Off Joint Webinar Series in 2016 Piscataway, NJ (October 27, 2015) – Kantara Initiative and the National Association for Trusted Exchange (NATE) announced today that they will […]


Privacy for the People: Virtual Hangout

Join the Discussion Privacy for the People Google Hangout Hosted by IEEE 28 January 2014 12:00pm Pacific US Join the event here @ https://plus.google.com/117534930743616700915/posts As the world celebrates Data Privacy Day on 28 January, the IEEE is hosting a “Privacy for the People” Google Hangout to explore and discuss collaboration in harnessing […]


Personal Data Control to Stop the Creepy Factor

Today’s Guest Blog Author is Mark Lizar.  We’re pleased to share Mark’s thoughts with our readers.  Mark founded Identity Trust, a personal identity, social enterprise, as a community interest company. Was an early developer of a Vendor Relationship Management model for identity. Working on the premise, much like P3P, that people would have identity […]


Spotlight on Mark Lizar

Mark Lizar is the Secretary of the Privacy and Public Policy Work Group (P3WG). Mark has been active with the group since June 2009 and is an important part of the team and the ongoing development of privacy and trust frameworks. Hailing from Canada, Mark now lives in London, England. […]


Kantara Initiative's association sponsorship at pii2010

Registration is open for pii2010.   Taking place August 17-19 in Seattle during Seattle Geek Week, pii2010 will explore the future of digital privacy, identity and innovation, and how to strike a balance between protecting sensitive information and enabling new technologies and business models. It’s an all-hands-on-deck conference where industry […]


Where is EU Data Protection policy headed?

In Jose Manuel Barroso’s recent reshuffle of the European Commission, there were a couple of moves which bear some further inspection, from a privacy/identity perspective. The former Commissioner for Information Society, Viviane Reding, is promoted to one of the Vice Presidents of the Commission, and given a new portfolio as […]