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Time To Break the Privacy Legislative Paradigm – IAF Model Legislation

Federal privacy legislation in the United States is stuck.  There are many reasons for this, but the fact is that ...

AI and the Road to Expansive Impact Assessments

Assessments related to the complex use of data pertaining to people are about to expand significantly requiring new skills by ...

A Trusted Digital Ecosystem Requires Glass Breaking Legislative Change – IAF Summit Recap

The observational age that drives change in all avenues of human life requires data governance marked by an orderly transition ...

Enforcement: To Be Effective, One Needs to be Selective

Richard Thomas, when he was Information Commissioner of the United Kingdom, said: “To be effective as a regulator, one needs ...

Avoid the Well-Worn Groove to Make Privacy Governance Better

Writing privacy legislation that is fit for its intended purpose is not easy.  Just using the term “privacy legislation” can ...

Lesson from the North: The Expectations for Federal Privacy Legislation Will Overwhelm the Process

Are the goals of a comprehensive U.S. privacy bill to cure the ills of surveillance capitalism?  Algorithmic discrimination?  Labor displacement ...

Time To Break the Privacy Legislative Paradigm – IAF Model Legislation

By Martin Abrams | June 3, 2021 |

Federal privacy legislation in the United States is stuck.  There…

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AI and the Road to Expansive Impact Assessments

By Peter Cullen | May 20, 2021 |

Assessments related to the complex use of data pertaining to…

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A Trusted Digital Ecosystem Requires Glass Breaking Legislative Change – IAF Summit Recap

By Martin Abrams | April 21, 2021 |

The observational age that drives change in all avenues of…

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Enforcement: To Be Effective, One Needs to be Selective

By Martin Abrams | April 7, 2021 |

Richard Thomas, when he was Information Commissioner of the United…

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Avoid the Well-Worn Groove to Make Privacy Governance Better

By Martin Abrams | April 1, 2021 |

Writing privacy legislation that is fit for its intended purpose…

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Lesson from the North: The Expectations for Federal Privacy Legislation Will Overwhelm the Process

By Lynn Goldstein and Marty Abrams | March 30, 2021 |

Are the goals of a comprehensive U.S. privacy bill to…

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Barb Lawler Joins IAF as COO

By Martin Abrams | March 22, 2021 |

The Information Accountability Foundation (IAF) is pleased to announce that…

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Schrems II and HR Data

By Martin Abrams | March 10, 2021 |

The balancing of rights and freedoms is one of the…

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In 2021, the Policy Currents will Blow Hard from Numerous Directions

By Martin Abrams | January 27, 2021 |

A generation ago privacy was much simpler.  By “a generation…

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Dynamic Data Security Should Be the Policy Default: Dynamic Data Obscurity Revisited

By Martin Abrams | January 11, 2021 |

The IAF used the phrase “Dynamic Data Obscurity” in 2015 when…

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