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 ...

Assessments are the Hub of a Forward-Looking Data Protection Program

By Information Accountability | May 25, 2017 | Comments Off on Assessments are the Hub of a Forward-Looking Data Protection Program

The term “assessments” appear a great deal in IAF work. …

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AI Without Data is Artificial Ignorance

By Information Accountability | March 13, 2017 | Comments Off on AI Without Data is Artificial Ignorance

Many years ago, I attended a seminar in Prague on…

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Comprehensive Data Impact Assessments Set the Stage for Accountability 2.0

By Information Accountability | March 2, 2017 | Comments Off on Comprehensive Data Impact Assessments Set the Stage for Accountability 2.0

There is no disagreement, whether in Europe, the Americas or…

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Fairness and Unfairness Moving Farther Apart

By Information Accountability | February 15, 2017 | Comments Off on Fairness and Unfairness Moving Farther Apart

Fairness has become a huge data protection policy driver in…

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The Need for An Ethical Framework

By Information Accountability | January 24, 2017 | Comments Off on The Need for An Ethical Framework

The vast amount of data made possible and accessible through…

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