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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 ...

Summary of IAF Comments on Proposed EU AI Regulation

Using AI to enable the creation of  better insights and for better predictive capabilities a is a clear objective of ...

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

The EU Commission today (June 28, 2021) announced that the UK has been granted adequacy for data flows from Europe ...

50 Year Heritage of the FAIR and OPEN USE ACT

Permissible uses for personal data, a key component of the FAIR and OPEN USE ACT, were invented in the United ...

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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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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