An Educational Blog About Information Accountability

Privacy Challenges of Small, Medium and Micro Enterprises

The IAF has focused on accountability that achieves fair processing when information is used for innovative purposes.  This focus means ...

Privacy Law Must Focus on Consequential Harm

There is general agreement that privacy analysis and enforcement should be more risk based.  The IAF increasingly is looking at ...

Transparency Needs a Makeover

It seems ironic to be using the term “makeover” in the midst of the global pandemic as many of us ...

Take the Long View: Demonstrable Accountability

Every year at this time the Ten Commandments is aired on network TV and every year many of us end ...

Bermuda Report on Information Accountability

Privacy and data protection laws are filled with concepts that are notoriously difficult to put into tangible effect. Privacy itself ...

A Pivot (Back) to Accountability

In a recent article, Sheila Colclasure, Senior Vice President and Global Public Policy Officer at LiveRamp, wrote:  “If you want ...

IAF Releases “Advanced Data Analytic Processing – 2019 Update”

By Information Accountability | November 11, 2019 |

Posted on 11 November 2019 by Martin Abrams • 0 Comments Central to the work…

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Christopher Docksey – Keynote on Accountability At the 41st Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners 24 October 2019 in Tirana, Albania

By Information Accountability | October 31, 2019 |

Good morning. I would like to thank the International Conference and…

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The Fair Information Policy Development Vacuum

By Information Accountability | October 10, 2019 |

Over the past decade, policy development in the data protection…

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Hard Law Must Mesh With Contextual Based Fair Use

By Information Accountability | September 24, 2019 |

The 41st International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners (ICDPPC)…

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Look to Baseball for an Example of Accountability Oversight

By Information Accountability | September 9, 2019 |

One of the ways to enhance the trustworthiness of accountability…

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Trust Deficit Acceleration Means Trust but Verify

By Information Accountability | September 5, 2019 |

Dirty diesel cars, opiates, income disparities, and institutional failures.  The…

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The Incubation of Trust Based Governance Systems Should Be Encouraged

By Peter Cullen | July 18, 2019 |

Increasingly, around the world, there is a shift in the…

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Privacy Law’s First Objective Is That Data Should Serve People – The U.S. Opportunity To Get Privacy Legislation Right

By Information Accountability | June 17, 2019 |

Laws to govern the data age are extremely hard to…

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Accountability is As Enforceable as Any Other Privacy Management Mechanism

By Information Accountability | June 6, 2019 |

Accountability has increasingly become the nucleus of effective data protection…

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The Glacial Movement of Privacy and the Implications to Accountability

By Peter Cullen | April 25, 2019 |

As we see more and more draft privacy law being…

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