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Global Standards for Fitness Apps and Wearables Advance With Best Practices from the Future of Privacy Forum and the EU MHealth Code of Conduct

Wearable and mobile devices that help users track physiological information can greatly improve consumers’ lives. Wearable technologies – and related apps and services – can use sensors to collect environmental, behavioral, and social data from consumers. Users can monitor, evaluate, and improve something as simple as a fitness routine or as serious as a medicine […] Read more


FPF Releases Best Practices for Consumer Wearables and Wellness Apps and Devices

The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) announced yesterday the release of its Best Practices for Consumer Wearables and Wellness Apps and Devices, a detailed set of guidelines that responsible companies can follow to ensure they provide practical privacy protections for consumer-generated health and wellness data. I have been following these guidelines very closely over the last few […] Read more


Bracelet connecté obligatoire : quid de la vie privée ?

Auteur: Olivier Destrée, Étudiant au cours de DRT6929E Depuis le mois de janvier 2016 l’Université Évangéliste Oral Roberts (ORU) située en Oklahoma oblige ses nouveaux étudiants à porter un bracelet connecté capteur d’activité Fitbit. Concernant les anciens étudiants, la faculté leur est laissée d’adhérer à cette méthode ou non.  Cette démarche s’inscrit dans une volonté globale […] Read more