An Educational Blog About Information Accountability

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

The EU Commission today (June 28, 2021) announced that the UK has been granted adequacy for data flows from Europe ...

50 Year Heritage of the FAIR and OPEN USE ACT

Permissible uses for personal data, a key component of the FAIR and OPEN USE ACT, were invented in the United ...

Time To Break the Privacy Legislative Paradigm – IAF Model Legislation

Federal privacy legislation in the United States is stuck.  There are many reasons for this, but the fact is that ...

AI and the Road to Expansive Impact Assessments

Assessments related to the complex use of data pertaining to people are about to expand significantly requiring new skills by ...

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

The observational age that drives change in all avenues of human life requires data governance marked by an orderly transition ...

Enforcement: To Be Effective, One Needs to be Selective

Richard Thomas, when he was Information Commissioner of the United Kingdom, said: “To be effective as a regulator, one needs ...

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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Andy Roth

By Information Accountability | April 17, 2020 |

Chief Privacy Officer at Intuit Andy Roth is a privacy…

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Vivek Mohan

By Information Accountability | April 17, 2020 |

Senior Counsel, Global Privacy Law & Policy at Apple Vivek…

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Laura Juanes Micas

By Information Accountability | April 17, 2020 |

Director of Privacy Policy at Facebook Inc. Laura Juanes Micas…

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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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