An Educational Blog About Information Accountability

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 ...

IAF Leadership Continuity 

By Scott Taylor  IAF Board Chair  I am pleased to announce that Barb Lawler has been elected President of the ...

The Summer of New Data Protection Redirection

Canada and the United Kingdom are putting forward fair processing ideas that I believe will lead to a new direction ...

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

The effect of the United States Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade is not limited to the right to ...

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

Due to the recent mass shootings, especially those of shoppers at a Buffalo supermarket and of school children in Uvalde, ...

The Right to Data Sharing for Security is a Fundamental Human Right

By Information Accountability | March 10, 2022 | Comments Off on The Right to Data Sharing for Security is a Fundamental Human Right

Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine reinforces the fact we live…

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We Honor our Colleagues on International Women’s Day

By pwsadmin | March 8, 2022 | Comments Off on We Honor our Colleagues on International Women’s Day

Today is International Women’s Day, and we want to recognize…

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Verified Governance is Coming Like a Runaway Freight Train

By Martin Abrams | February 16, 2022 | Comments Off on Verified Governance is Coming Like a Runaway Freight Train

There is growing evidence that data forward processes will require…

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Stewardship Is Still the Key

By Martin Abrams | February 8, 2022 | Comments Off on Stewardship Is Still the Key

The ability for iPhone users to control tracking will have…

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Enacting Privacy Legislation Requires Defining Desired Obtainable Outcomes

By Martin Abrams | January 18, 2022 | Comments Off on Enacting Privacy Legislation Requires Defining Desired Obtainable Outcomes

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 | Comments Off on A Pivotal Event in Data Protection Law

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 | Comments Off on AI Impact Assessments Are Necessary and Additive to Existing Business Processes

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 | Comments Off on UK Alters the Trajectory for Global Data Protection Objectives

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 | Comments Off on Does the Conduct of Observation Merit Dedicated Legislation?

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 | Comments Off on When Data Protection Is Not About Data Protection

Data protection law is not always about data protection or…

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