An Educational Blog About Information Accountability

Location Data and Evidence for the FTC ANPR

I was well into writing a blog related to the Federal Trade Commission’s advanced notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR) on ...

Assessing the ADPPA for Improvements that Would Not Impact Basic Design

The views expressed are Martin Abrams’ and shared by other members of the IAF team.  They do not necessarily reflect ...

IAF Leadership Continuity 

By Scott Taylor  IAF Board Chair  I am pleased to announce that Barb Lawler has been elected President of the ...

The Summer of New Data Protection Redirection

Canada and the United Kingdom are putting forward fair processing ideas that I believe will lead to a new direction ...

The Overturning of Roe v. Wade Undermines the Right to Privacy

The effect of the United States Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade is not limited to the right to ...

The Right to Privacy is as Important as the Right to Use Guns

Due to the recent mass shootings, especially those of shoppers at a Buffalo supermarket and of school children in Uvalde, ...

Summary of IAF Comments on Proposed EU AI Regulation

By pwsadmin | August 10, 2021 | Comments Off on Summary of IAF Comments on Proposed EU AI Regulation

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 | Comments Off on My Head Spins – UK Gets Adequacy As Task Force Says GDPR Must Change

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 | Comments Off on 50 Year Heritage of the FAIR and OPEN USE ACT

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 | Comments Off on Time To Break the Privacy Legislative Paradigm – IAF Model Legislation

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 | Comments Off on AI and the Road to Expansive Impact Assessments

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 | Comments Off on A Trusted Digital Ecosystem Requires Glass Breaking Legislative Change – IAF Summit Recap

The observational age that drives change in all avenues of…

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Enforcement: To Be Effective, One Needs to be Selective

By Martin Abrams | April 7, 2021 | Comments Off on Enforcement: To Be Effective, One Needs to be Selective

Richard Thomas, when he was Information Commissioner of the United…

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Avoid the Well-Worn Groove to Make Privacy Governance Better

By Martin Abrams | April 1, 2021 | Comments Off on Avoid the Well-Worn Groove to Make Privacy Governance Better

Writing privacy legislation that is fit for its intended purpose…

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Lesson from the North: The Expectations for Federal Privacy Legislation Will Overwhelm the Process

By Lynn Goldstein | March 30, 2021 | Comments Off on Lesson from the North: The Expectations for Federal Privacy Legislation Will Overwhelm the Process

Are the goals of a comprehensive U.S. privacy bill to…

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Barb Lawler Joins IAF as COO

By Martin Abrams | March 22, 2021 | Comments Off on Barb Lawler Joins IAF as COO

The Information Accountability Foundation (IAF) is pleased to announce that…

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