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A Data Protection Bill with an Entirely Different Tone

The Queen’s speech, which was delivered by Prince Charles on May 10th, contained the expected announcement that the UK government ...

IAF Testifies on Pre-Rulemaking for California Privacy Rights Act

California set in motion a major milestone by creating a data protection authority, the California Privacy Protection Agency (“CPPA”) with ...

There are Many Reasons to Worry About Data Transfers, but the Austrian DPA Second Google Analytics Decision Should not be one of Them

noyb’s posting that the “risk-based approach” to data transfers has been rejected is disingenuous.  Moreover, the Austrian Data Protection Authority’s ...

The Shape Shifting Nature of Privacy Risk Management

For the past decade, the privacy ecosystem, company CPOs, policymakers, regulators, academics, advocates, the courts and others have been using ...

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

Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine reinforces the fact we live in a very complicated and dangerous world.  This attack on ...

We Honor our Colleagues on International Women’s Day

Today is International Women’s Day, and we want to recognize the women who make the IAF strong, with a special ...

AI Impact Assessments Are Necessary and Additive to Existing Business Processes

By Peter Cullen | October 19, 2021 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

Data protection law is not always about data protection or…

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Summary of IAF Comments on Proposed EU AI Regulation

By pwsadmin | August 10, 2021 |

Using AI to enable the creation of  better insights and…

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My Head Spins – UK Gets Adequacy As Task Force Says GDPR Must Change

By Martin Abrams | June 28, 2021 |

The EU Commission today (June 28, 2021) announced that the…

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50 Year Heritage of the FAIR and OPEN USE ACT

By Martin Abrams | June 24, 2021 |

Permissible uses for personal data, a key component of the…

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Time To Break the Privacy Legislative Paradigm – IAF Model Legislation

By Martin Abrams | June 3, 2021 |

Federal privacy legislation in the United States is stuck.  There…

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AI and the Road to Expansive Impact Assessments

By Peter Cullen | May 20, 2021 |

Assessments related to the complex use of data pertaining to…

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A Trusted Digital Ecosystem Requires Glass Breaking Legislative Change – IAF Summit Recap

By Martin Abrams | April 21, 2021 |

The observational age that drives change in all avenues of…

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