Blueprint for Consumer Privacy

Focus on Mobile App Transparency

Pursuant to the Obama Administration’s blueprint for consumer privacy released in February (and in accord with a request for comments published in March), the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) has issued a notice setting July 12, 2012, as the date for the first meeting in its privacy multistakeholder process. Mobile app transparency will be the focus of the first meeting.

The process “will encourage stakeholders to develop a code of conduct that promotes transparent disclosures