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Developing a pro-consumer approach towards privacy and data security—context of the transaction

Polly Turner-Ward

By NCL Google Public Policy Fellow Pollyanna Turner-Ward

This blog post is the sixth, and final, in a series of blogs offering a consumer perspective on developing an approach towards consumer privacy and data security.

This commentary is the product of a deep dive into the National Telecommunication and Information Administration’s (NTIA) September Request For Comments (RFC), a key part of the process that informs the government’s approach towards consumer privacy. Stakeholder responses to the RFC provide a glimpse into where consensus and disagreement lies on key issues among major consumer and industry players.


Developing a pro-consumer approach towards privacy and data security—user expectations

Polly Turner-Ward

By NCL Google Public Policy Fellow Pollyanna Turner-Ward

This blog post is the fifth of a series of blogs offering a consumer perspective on developing an approach towards consumer privacy and data security.

This commentary is the product of a deep dive into the National Telecommunication and Information Administration’s (NTIA) September Request For Comments (RFC), a key part of the process that informs the government’s approach towards consumer privacy. Stakeholder responses to the RFC provide a glimpse into where consensus and disagreement lies on key issues among major consumer and industry players.


Developing a pro-consumer approach towards offering defaults and controls to consumers

Polly Turner-Ward

By NCL Google Public Policy Fellow Pollyanna Turner-Ward

This blog post is the fourth of a series of blogs offering a consumer perspective on developing an approach towards consumer privacy and data security.

This commentary is the product of a deep dive into the National Telecommunication and Information Administration’s (NTIA) September Request For Comments (RFC), a key part of the process that informs the government’s approach towards consumer privacy. Stakeholder responses to the RFC provide a glimpse into where consensus and disagreement lies on key issues among major consumer and industry players.


Developing a pro-consumer approach towards effective notice of data practices

Polly Turner-Ward

By NCL Google Public Policy Fellow Pollyanna Turner-Ward

This blog post is the third of a series of blogs offering a consumer perspective on developing an approach towards consumer privacy and data security.

This commentary is the product of a deep dive into the National Telecommunication and Information Administration’s (NTIA) September Request For Comments (RFC), a key part of the process that informs the government’s approach towards consumer privacy. Stakeholder responses to the RFC provide a glimpse into where consensus and disagreement lies on key issues among major consumer and industry players.


Developing a pro-consumer approach towards privacy risks and harms

Polly Turner-Ward

By NCL Google Public Policy Fellow Pollyanna Turner-Ward

This blog post is the second of a series of blogs offering a consumer perspective on developing an approach towards consumer privacy and data security.

This commentary is the product of a deep dive into the National Telecommunication and Information Administration’s (NTIA) September request for comments (RFC), a key part of the process that informs the government’s approach to consumer privacy. Stakeholder responses to the RFC provide a glimpse into where consensus and disagreements lie on key issues among major consumer and industry players.


Developing a pro-consumer approach towards consumer privacy and data security

Polly Turner-Ward

By NCL Google Public Policy Fellow Pollyanna Turner-Ward

This blog post is the first of a series of blogs offering a consumer perspective on developing an approach towards consumer privacy and data security.

For more than 20 years, Congressional inaction on privacy and data security has coincided with increased data breaches impacting millions of consumers. In the absence of Congressional action, states and the executive branch have increasingly stepped in. A key part of the White House’s response is the National Telecommunication and Information Administration (NTIA) September Request for Comment (RFC).