An Educational Blog About Information Accountability

Canada is the Right Place to Explore Next Generation Privacy Legislation

Privacy law is less settled today than it was when the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into ...

Muddling as a Data Protection Strategy

Schrems II has led to muddling as the latest data protection strategy.  The muddling is over transferring data from Europe ...

Data Protection Should Be Proportional to Other Individual Rights

COVID-19 has been a grim reminder of how unfair the world is.  People of color and people who are economically ...

Time for a Global Treaty

"What a revoltin' development this is!"  This exclamation is from the 1950’s sitcom, “The Life of Riley.”  Today it is a great ...

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 ...

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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Digital Activities go Beyond Privacy and Data Protection

By Information Accountability | November 13, 2019 |

Sunday, November 10, the New York Times ran a story…

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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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