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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 ...

Barb Lawler Joins IAF as COO

The Information Accountability Foundation (IAF) is pleased to announce that it is adding to its leadership.  Barb Lawler is joining ...

Schrems II and HR Data

The balancing of rights and freedoms is one of the great innovations of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) ...

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

A generation ago privacy was much simpler.  By “a generation ago,” I mean the beginning of this century.  Yes, the ...

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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The Movement Towards Demonstrable Accountability – Why It Matters

By Peter Cullen | December 14, 2020 |

First published in IAPP Daily Dashboard There is “accountability tension”…

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There Is Only One Opportunity for Initial Design of the First Data Protection Agency in the United States

By Martin Abrams | December 10, 2020 |

This blog reflects the views of Marty Abrams The style,…

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Multilateral Proportionality Requires Definition

By Martin Abrams | October 29, 2020 |

The stresses of 2020 have challenged the data protection community’s…

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