Multistakeholder Meetings To Develop Consumer Data Privacy Code of Conduct Concerning Mobile Application Transparency, 19461-19462 [2013-07426]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 62 / Monday, April 1, 2013 / Notices SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of a meeting via web conference call of the Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee (Committee). The web conference calls are open to the public, and participants can dial in to the calls. Participants who choose to use the web conferencing feature in addition to the audio will be able to view the presentations as they are being given. Members of the public wishing to listen in should contact Lauren Wenzel at the email or telephone number below for the call-in number and passcode. The meeting will be held Wednesday, May 1, from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. EDT. These times and the agenda topics described below are subject to change. Refer to the Web page listed below for the most up-to-date meeting agenda. DATES: The meeting will be held via web conference call. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lauren Wenzel, Acting Designated Federal Officer, MPA FAC, National Marine Protected Areas Center, 1305 East West Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910. (Phone: 301–713– 7265, Fax: 301–713–3110); email: lauren.wenzel@noaa.gov; or visit the National MPA Center Web site at http://www.mpa.gov). The Committee, composed of external, knowledgeable representatives of stakeholder groups, was established by the Department of Commerce (DOC) to provide advice to the Secretaries of Commerce and the Interior on implementation of Section 4 of Executive Order 13158, on marine protected areas. Matters to be Considered: The focus of the Committee’s meeting is reporting on the Subcommittee workplans and their implementation (Jobs, Recreation and Tourism Subcommittee and Stakeholder Engagement Subcommittee) to address the Committee’s charge. The Committee will also hear updates from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Department of the Interior. The agenda is subject to change. The latest version will be posted at http://www.mpa.gov. pmangrum on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: March 20, 2013. Daniel J. Basta, Director, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 2013–07274 Filed 3–29–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–NK–M VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:34 Mar 29, 2013 Jkt 229001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Telecommunications and Information Administration Multistakeholder Meetings To Develop Consumer Data Privacy Code of Conduct Concerning Mobile Application Transparency National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of Open Meetings. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will convene meetings of a privacy multistakeholder process concerning mobile application transparency. This Notice announces the meetings to be held in April, May, and June 2013. DATES: The meetings will be held on April 30, 2013; May 23, 2013; and June 11, 2013 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for details. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held in the Boardroom at the American Institute of Architects, 1735 New York Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Verdi, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Room 4725, Washington, DC 20230; telephone (202) 482–8238; email jverdi@ntia.doc.gov. Please direct media inquiries to NTIA’s Office of Public Affairs, (202) 482–7002. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: On February 23, 2012, the White House released Consumer Data Privacy in a Networked World: A Framework for Protecting Privacy and Promoting Innovation in the Global Digital Economy (the ‘‘Privacy Blueprint’’).1 The Privacy Blueprint directs NTIA to convene multistakeholder processes to develop legally enforceable codes of conduct that specify how the Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights applies in specific business contexts.2 On June 15, 2012, NTIA announced that the goal of the first multistakeholder process is to develop a code of conduct to provide transparency in how companies providing applications and interactive services for mobile devices handle personal data.3 On July 12, 2012, NTIA 1 The Privacy Blueprint is available at http:// www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/privacyfinal.pdf. 2 Id. 3 NTIA, First Privacy Multistakeholder Meeting: July 12, 2012, http://www.ntia.doc.gov/other- PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 19461 convened the first meeting of the first privacy multistakeholder process, followed by additional meetings through March 2013. Matters to Be Considered: The April 30, 2013; May 23, 2013; and June 11, 2013, meetings are a continuation of a series of NTIA-convened multistakeholder discussions concerning mobile application transparency. Stakeholders will engage in an open, transparent, consensusdriven process to develop a code of conduct regarding mobile application transparency. The April 30, 2013; May 23, 2013; and June 11, 2013, meetings will build on stakeholders’ previous work. More information about stakeholders’ work is available at: http://www.ntia.doc.gov/otherpublication/2012/privacymultistakeholder-process-mobileapplication-transparency. Time and Date: NTIA will convene meetings of the privacy multistakeholder process on April 30, 2013; May 23, 2013; and June 11, 2013 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time. The meeting times are subject to change. The meetings are subject to cancellation if stakeholders complete their work developing a code of conduct. Please refer to NTIA’s Web site, http://www.ntia.doc.gov/otherpublication/2012/privacymultistakeholder-process-mobileapplication-transparency, for the most current information. Place: The meetings will be held in the Boardroom at the American Institute of Architects, 1735 New York Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20006. The location of the meetings is subject to change. Please refer to NTIA’s Web site, http://www.ntia.doc.gov/otherpublication/2012/privacymultistakeholder-process-mobileapplication-transparency, for the most current information. Other Information: The meetings are open to the public and the press. The meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to John Verdi at (202) 482–8238 or jverdi@ntia.doc.gov at least seven (7) business days prior to each meeting. The meetings will also be webcast. Requests for real-time captioning of the webcast or other auxiliary aids should be directed to John Verdi at (202) 482– 8238 or jverdi@ntia.doc.gov at least seven (7) business days prior to each meeting. There will be an opportunity for stakeholders viewing the webcast to publication/2012/first-privacy-multistakeholdermeeting-july-12-2012. E:\FR\FM\01APN1.SGM 01APN1 19462 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 62 / Monday, April 1, 2013 / Notices participate remotely in the meetings through a moderated conference bridge, including polling functionality. Access details for the meetings are subject to change. Please refer to NTIA’s Web site, http://www.ntia.doc.gov/otherpublication/2012/privacymultistakeholder-process-mobileapplication-transparency, for the most current information. Dated: March 26, 2013. Kathy Smith, Chief Counsel, National Telecommunications and Information Administration. [FR Doc. 2013–07426 Filed 3–29–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–60–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Patent and Trademark Office Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records United States Patent and Trademark Office, Commerce. ACTION: Notice of amendment of Privacy Act system of records. pmangrum on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the requirements of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is amending the system of records currently listed under ‘‘COMMERCE/ PAT–TM–11 Patent Examiner Testimony Files.’’ This action is being taken to update the Privacy Act notice. We invite the public to comment on the amendments noted in this publication. DATES: Written comments must be received no later than May 1, 2013. The amendments will become effective as proposed on May 1, 2013, unless the USPTO receives comments that would result in a contrary determination. ADDRESSES: You may submit written comments by any of the following methods: • Email: Monica.Lateef@uspto.gov. Include ‘‘Privacy Act PAT–TM–11 comment’’ in the subject line of the message. • Fax: (571) 273–0373, marked to the attention of Monica Lateef. • Mail: Monica Lateef, Office of the Solicitor, United States Patent and Trademark Office, P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria, VA 22313–1450. • Federal Rulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. All comments received will be available for public inspection at the Federal rulemaking portal located at www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Monica Lateef, Office of the Solicitor, VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:34 Mar 29, 2013 Jkt 229001 United States Patent and Trademark Office, P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria, VA 22313–1450, (571) 272–3000. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is giving notice of an amendment to a system of records that is subject to the Privacy Act of 1974. This system of records maintains information related to testimony that may be given by current and former USPTO employees in accordance with 37 CFR part 104, 15 CFR part 15, and the Manual of Patent Examining Procedure (MPEP) Chapter 1700. The Privacy Act notice is being updated with the current address information for the system location and system manager. The description of the routine uses of records maintained in the system has been updated to include use in law enforcement, audits and oversight activities, and distribution to contractors, all uses commonly published in other agency system of records notices. The rule references for the notification procedure and contesting record procedures have been updated to correspond to the current statutes and rules for those items as related to the USPTO. The amended Privacy Act system of records notice, ‘‘COMMERCE/PAT–TM– 11 Patent Examiner Testimony Files,’’ is published in its entirety below. COMMERCE/PAT–TM–11 SYSTEM NAME: Patent Examiner Testimony Files. SECURITY CLASSIFICATION: Unclassified. SYSTEM LOCATION: Office of the Solicitor, United States Patent and Trademark Office, 600 Dulany Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM: Employees and former employees who have testified in person or through deposition in court actions, in accordance with 37 CFR part 104, 15 CFR part 15, and the Manual of Patent Examining Procedure (MPEP) Chapter 1700, while employed by the USPTO, or who have been interviewed to determine whether such testimony will be taken. CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: Name, address, employment status, education, work experience, and other matters which might be raised in the course of a deposition or other testimony. AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM: 35 U.S.C. 1 and 6; 5 U.S.C. 301. PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 PURPOSE(S): To maintain records related to current and former USPTO employees who may provide testimony, in accordance with 37 CFR part 104, 15 CFR part 15, and the Manual of Patent Examining Procedure (MPEP) Chapter 1700, while employed by the agency. ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES OF USERS AND THE PURPOSES OF SUCH USES: (1) Routine uses will include disclosure for law enforcement purposes to the appropriate agency or other authority, whether federal, state, local, foreign, international or tribal, charged with the responsibility of enforcing, investigating, or prosecuting a violation of any law, rule, regulation, or order in any case in which there is an indication of a violation or potential violation of law (civil, criminal, or regulatory in nature). (2) Routine uses will include disclosure to an agency, organization, or individual for the purpose of performing audit or oversight operations as authorized by law, but only such information as is necessary and relevant to such audit or oversight function. (3) Routine uses will include disclosure to contractors and their agents, grantees, experts, consultants, and others performing or working on a contract, service, grant, cooperative agreement, or other work assignment for the USPTO, when necessary to accomplish an agency function related to this system of records. Individuals provided information under this routine use are subject to the same Privacy Act requirements and limitations on disclosure as are applicable to the USPTO employees. (4) Routine uses will also include the Prefatory Statement of General Routine Uses Nos.1–5 and 9–13, as found at 46 FR 63501–63502 (December 31, 1981). DISCLOSURE TO CONSUMER REPORTING AGENCIES: Not applicable. POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: STORAGE: Paper copy. RETRIEVABILITY: Filed alphabetically by name. SAFEGUARDS: Buildings employ security guards. Records are maintained in areas accessible to authorized personnel who are properly screened, cleared, and trained. E:\FR\FM\01APN1.SGM 01APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Telecommunications and Information Administration


Multistakeholder Meetings To Develop Consumer Data Privacy Code 
of Conduct Concerning Mobile Application Transparency

AGENCY: National Telecommunications and Information Administration, 
U.S. Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of Open Meetings.

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SUMMARY: The National Telecommunications and Information Administration 
(NTIA) will convene meetings of a privacy multistakeholder process 
concerning mobile application transparency. This Notice announces the 
meetings to be held in April, May, and June 2013.

DATES: The meetings will be held on April 30, 2013; May 23, 2013; and 
June 11, 2013 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time. See 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for details.

ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held in the Boardroom at the American 
Institute of Architects, 1735 New York Avenue NW., Washington, DC 
20006.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Verdi, National 
Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of 
Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Room 4725, Washington, DC 
20230; telephone (202) 482-8238; email jverdi@ntia.doc.gov. Please 
direct media inquiries to NTIA's Office of Public Affairs, (202) 482-
7002.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Background: On February 23, 2012, the White House released Consumer 
Data Privacy in a Networked World: A Framework for Protecting Privacy 
and Promoting Innovation in the Global Digital Economy (the ``Privacy 
Blueprint'').\1\ The Privacy Blueprint directs NTIA to convene 
multistakeholder processes to develop legally enforceable codes of 
conduct that specify how the Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights applies in 
specific business contexts.\2\ On June 15, 2012, NTIA announced that 
the goal of the first multistakeholder process is to develop a code of 
conduct to provide transparency in how companies providing applications 
and interactive services for mobile devices handle personal data.\3\ On 
July 12, 2012, NTIA convened the first meeting of the first privacy 
multistakeholder process, followed by additional meetings through March 
2013.
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    \1\ The Privacy Blueprint is available at http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/privacy-final.pdf.
    \2\ Id.
    \3\ NTIA, First Privacy Multistakeholder Meeting: July 12, 2012, 
http://www.ntia.doc.gov/other-publication/2012/first-privacy-multistakeholder-meeting-july-12-2012.
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    Matters to Be Considered: The April 30, 2013; May 23, 2013; and 
June 11, 2013, meetings are a continuation of a series of NTIA-convened 
multistakeholder discussions concerning mobile application 
transparency. Stakeholders will engage in an open, transparent, 
consensus-driven process to develop a code of conduct regarding mobile 
application transparency. The April 30, 2013; May 23, 2013; and June 
11, 2013, meetings will build on stakeholders' previous work. More 
information about stakeholders' work is available at: http://www.ntia.doc.gov/other-publication/2012/privacy-multistakeholder-process-mobile-application-transparency.
    Time and Date: NTIA will convene meetings of the privacy 
multistakeholder process on April 30, 2013; May 23, 2013; and June 11, 
2013 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time. The meeting times are 
subject to change. The meetings are subject to cancellation if 
stakeholders complete their work developing a code of conduct. Please 
refer to NTIA's Web site, http://www.ntia.doc.gov/other-publication/2012/privacy-multistakeholder-process-mobile-application-transparency, 
for the most current information.
    Place: The meetings will be held in the Boardroom at the American 
Institute of Architects, 1735 New York Avenue NW., Washington, DC 
20006. The location of the meetings is subject to change. Please refer 
to NTIA's Web site, http://www.ntia.doc.gov/other-publication/2012/privacy-multistakeholder-process-mobile-application-transparency, for 
the most current information.
    Other Information: The meetings are open to the public and the 
press. The meetings are physically accessible to people with 
disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other 
auxiliary aids should be directed to John Verdi at (202) 482-8238 or 
jverdi@ntia.doc.gov at least seven (7) business days prior to each 
meeting. The meetings will also be webcast. Requests for real-time 
captioning of the webcast or other auxiliary aids should be directed to 
John Verdi at (202) 482-8238 or jverdi@ntia.doc.gov at least seven (7) 
business days prior to each meeting. There will be an opportunity for 
stakeholders viewing the webcast to

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participate remotely in the meetings through a moderated conference 
bridge, including polling functionality. Access details for the 
meetings are subject to change. Please refer to NTIA's Web site, http://www.ntia.doc.gov/other-publication/2012/privacy-multistakeholder-process-mobile-application-transparency, for the most current 
information.

    Dated: March 26, 2013.
Kathy Smith,
Chief Counsel, National Telecommunications and Information 
Administration.
[FR Doc. 2013-07426 Filed 3-29-13; 8:45 am]
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