An Educational Blog About Information Accountability

Who Is Paying the Policy Debt?

Everyone! There is a technology concept called the “tech debt.”  It accumulates over time when software development applies the easy ...

A Principled Approach to Data Protection Risk Balancing

Data is necessary for information, and information is necessary for knowledge.  Knowledge can be used to advance as well as ...

Time for an Unfairness Rule on Fair Information Processing

The IAF has submitted its comments on the FTC Advanced Notice of Proposed Rule Making on Surveillance Capitalism and Security ...

Let’s Return Risk to the Risk Based Approach

Professor Lokke Moerel is right.  The European data protection commissioners have done their best to use cases, guidance, and opinions ...

Location Data and Evidence for the FTC ANPR

I was well into writing a blog related to the Federal Trade Commission’s advanced notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR) on ...

Assessing the ADPPA for Improvements that Would Not Impact Basic Design

The views expressed are Martin Abrams’ and shared by other members of the IAF team.  They do not necessarily reflect ...

Who Is Paying the Policy Debt?

By Martin Abrams | January 27, 2023 |

Everyone! There is a technology concept called the “tech debt.” …

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A Principled Approach to Data Protection Risk Balancing

By Martin Abrams | December 13, 2022 | Comments Off on A Principled Approach to Data Protection Risk Balancing

Data is necessary for information, and information is necessary for…

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Time for an Unfairness Rule on Fair Information Processing

By Martin Abrams | November 16, 2022 | Comments Off on Time for an Unfairness Rule on Fair Information Processing

The IAF has submitted its comments on the FTC Advanced…

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Let’s Return Risk to the Risk Based Approach

By Martin Abrams | October 24, 2022 | Comments Off on Let’s Return Risk to the Risk Based Approach

Professor Lokke Moerel is right.  The European data protection commissioners…

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Location Data and Evidence for the FTC ANPR

By Martin Abrams | September 1, 2022 | Comments Off on Location Data and Evidence for the FTC ANPR

I was well into writing a blog related to the…

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Assessing the ADPPA for Improvements that Would Not Impact Basic Design

By Martin Abrams | August 15, 2022 | Comments Off on Assessing the ADPPA for Improvements that Would Not Impact Basic Design

The views expressed are Martin Abrams’ and shared by other…

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IAF Leadership Continuity 

By Scott Taylor | | Comments Off on IAF Leadership Continuity 

By Scott Taylor  IAF Board Chair  I am pleased to…

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The Summer of New Data Protection Redirection

By Martin Abrams | July 12, 2022 | Comments Off on The Summer of New Data Protection Redirection

Canada and the United Kingdom are putting forward fair processing…

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The Overturning of Roe v. Wade Undermines the Right to Privacy

By Lynn Goldstein | June 27, 2022 | Comments Off on The Overturning of Roe v. Wade Undermines the Right to Privacy

The effect of the United States Supreme Court’s overturning of…

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The Right to Privacy is as Important as the Right to Use Guns

By Lynn Goldstein | June 6, 2022 | Comments Off on The Right to Privacy is as Important as the Right to Use Guns

Due to the recent mass shootings, especially those of shoppers…

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