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 ...

Stewards Not Fiduciaries

By pwsadmin | April 22, 2019 |

The FTC held its hearing on its Approach to Consumer…

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Foundational Issues for New Privacy Law in the United States

By Information Accountability | April 17, 2019 |

A federal privacy law in the U.S. seems increasingly likely. …

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Data Driven Knowledge Creation Needs to be Protected

By Information Accountability | April 1, 2019 |

Our collective desire to have a space where we are…

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Which Accountability Category Do You Fit In?

By Information Accountability | March 20, 2019 |

For the past month, IAF staff has been working to…

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Peter Cullen issues New IAF Blog- Evolving Ethical Data Impact Assessments

By Information Accountability | January 17, 2019 |

Last fall, the Information Accountability Foundation (IAF) completed work, commissioned…

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IAF Issues “Trusted Digital Transformation, Considerations for Canadian Public Policy.”

By Information Accountability | January 10, 2019 |

Many consider Canadian privacy law as the pragmatic mid-point between…

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Legitimate Processing Invented here in the U.S.

By Information Accountability | November 9, 2018 |

Privacy law began  in the United States when Congress enacted…

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IAF BLOG- Data Ethics Must Translate into Sound Business Process

By Information Accountability | October 22, 2018 |

Many of the world’s privacy, technology, and policy experts are…

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Evolving Accountability to Ethical Data Stewardship – A Key Part of Wave Four Privacy Laws

By Information Accountability | October 12, 2018 |

In order to encourage innovation in their regions, digital information…

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IAF creates U.S. Privacy Framework Discussion Group

By Information Accountability | September 18, 2018 |

The United States is in the early stages of creating…

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