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Enacting Privacy Legislation Requires Defining Desired Obtainable Outcomes

There is little debate that the United States needs a comprehensive privacy law. There also is little debate that the ...

A Pivotal Event in Data Protection Law

The recently completed UK Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) Consultation on “Data: A new direction”  on revising ...

AI Impact Assessments Are Necessary and Additive to Existing Business Processes

A paradox exists due to the growing use of artificial intelligence (AI) enabled technology.  The adoption of AI by more ...

UK Alters the Trajectory for Global Data Protection Objectives

The UK Government’s consultation, “Data:  A New Direction” (“Consultation”), reframes the objectives for data protection in a manner not suggested ...

Does the Conduct of Observation Merit Dedicated Legislation?

Do pervasive watching and recording cause risks to individuals and society that justify new legislation specific to this risk?   Digital ...

When Data Protection Is Not About Data Protection

Data protection law is not always about data protection or privacy; sometimes it is just about power.  Last week I ...

Enacting Privacy Legislation Requires Defining Desired Obtainable Outcomes

By Martin Abrams | January 18, 2022 |

There is little debate that the United States needs a…

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A Pivotal Event in Data Protection Law

By Martin Abrams | December 6, 2021 |

The recently completed UK Department for Digital, Culture, Media &…

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AI Impact Assessments Are Necessary and Additive to Existing Business Processes

By Peter Cullen | October 19, 2021 |

A paradox exists due to the growing use of artificial…

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UK Alters the Trajectory for Global Data Protection Objectives

By Martin Abrams | September 15, 2021 |

The UK Government’s consultation, “Data:  A New Direction” (“Consultation”), reframes…

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Does the Conduct of Observation Merit Dedicated Legislation?

By Martin Abrams | September 9, 2021 |

Do pervasive watching and recording cause risks to individuals and…

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When Data Protection Is Not About Data Protection

By Martin Abrams | August 25, 2021 |

Data protection law is not always about data protection or…

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Summary of IAF Comments on Proposed EU AI Regulation

By pwsadmin | August 10, 2021 |

Using AI to enable the creation of  better insights and…

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My Head Spins – UK Gets Adequacy As Task Force Says GDPR Must Change

By Martin Abrams | June 28, 2021 |

The EU Commission today (June 28, 2021) announced that the…

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50 Year Heritage of the FAIR and OPEN USE ACT

By Martin Abrams | June 24, 2021 |

Permissible uses for personal data, a key component of the…

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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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