An Educational Blog About Information Accountability

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 ...

Dynamic Data Security Should Be the Policy Default: Dynamic Data Obscurity Revisited

The IAF used the phrase “Dynamic Data Obscurity” in 2015 when I organized a Washington dialog and a Brussels session.   With Schrems ...

The Movement Towards Demonstrable Accountability – Why It Matters

First published in IAPP Daily Dashboard There is “accountability tension” going on which has the potential to stifle technology and ...

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

This blog reflects the views of Marty Abrams The style, substance and leadership of data protection agencies make a difference.  ...

Multilateral Proportionality Requires Definition

The stresses of 2020 have challenged the data protection community’s understanding of data protection and how to apply its practices. ...

How to Use AI ethically and responsibly? An Ohio State webinar series will provide some answers

To succeed in a data-driven economy, companies must innovate with data while maintaining the trust of their customers. This poses ...

Time for a Global Treaty

By Martin Abrams | July 22, 2020 |

“What a revoltin’ development this is!”  This exclamation is from the 1950’s…

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Privacy Challenges of Small, Medium and Micro Enterprises

By Martin Abrams | June 22, 2020 |

The IAF has focused on accountability that achieves fair processing…

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Privacy Law Must Focus on Consequential Harm

By Martin Abrams | June 2, 2020 |

There is general agreement that privacy analysis and enforcement should…

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Transparency Needs a Makeover

By Peter Cullen | May 5, 2020 |

It seems ironic to be using the term “makeover” in…

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Take the Long View: Demonstrable Accountability

By Information Accountability | April 13, 2020 |

Every year at this time the Ten Commandments is aired…

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Bermuda Report on Information Accountability

By Information Accountability | March 31, 2020 |

Privacy and data protection laws are filled with concepts that…

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A Pivot (Back) to Accountability

By Peter Cullen | March 28, 2020 |

In a recent article, Sheila Colclasure, Senior Vice President and…

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Demonstrable Accountability and People Beneficial Data Use

By Information Accountability | March 24, 2020 |

Data driven societies and economies must create a means for…

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Knowledge Discovery Alone Is Not a Similarly Significant Effect

By Information Accountability | March 4, 2020 |

New knowledge drives mankind forward. Sometimes the knowledge is used wisely;…

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IAF Releases Model Legislation Summary

By Information Accountability | January 15, 2020 |

The California Consumer Privacy Protection Act went into effect on…

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