Contributor: Kenesa Ahmad, CIPP/US

Kenesa Ahmad, CIPP/US, is an information privacy attorney and co-author of U.S. Private-sector Privacy: Law and Practice for Information Privacy Professionals. Ahmad received her law degree from the Moritz College of Law of The Ohio State University, where she served as an articles editor of the Ohio State Law Journal. She also received her LLM from Northwestern University Law School. From 2011-2012 Ahmad completed legal and policy fellowship with the Future of Privacy Forum. She is now an associate in the global privacy practice of Promontory Financial Group.

Opinion

The Tension Between Innovation and Application Privacy Regulation

By Kenesa Ahmad

Today’s discussions about application privacy revolve around smartphones and tablets. However, the app ecosystem is evolving significantly beyond these devices to encompass new services and emerging technologies, such as wearable computing—for example, fitness accessories and smart eye wear. These trends raise questions about how to best regulate app privacy in a technology-neutral way that will...

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