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AI Impact Assessments Are Necessary and Additive to Existing Business Processes

A paradox exists due to the growing use of artificial intelligence (AI) enabled technology.  The adoption of AI by more ...

UK Alters the Trajectory for Global Data Protection Objectives

The UK Government’s consultation, “Data:  A New Direction” (“Consultation”), reframes the objectives for data protection in a manner not suggested ...

Does the Conduct of Observation Merit Dedicated Legislation?

Do pervasive watching and recording cause risks to individuals and society that justify new legislation specific to this risk?   Digital ...

When Data Protection Is Not About Data Protection

Data protection law is not always about data protection or privacy; sometimes it is just about power.  Last week I ...

Summary of IAF Comments on Proposed EU AI Regulation

Using AI to enable the creation of  better insights and for better predictive capabilities a is a clear objective of ...

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 ...

How to Use AI ethically and responsibly? An Ohio State webinar series will provide some answers

By Dennis Hirsch, Faculty Director, Ohio State Program on Data and Governance | September 28, 2020 |

To succeed in a data-driven economy, companies must innovate with…

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Risk Based Should Be More Than A Cliché

By Martin Abrams | September 22, 2020 |

The IAF will hold a policy call October 14 on…

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Canada is the Right Place to Explore Next Generation Privacy Legislation

By Martin Abrams | September 9, 2020 |

Privacy law is less settled today than it was when…

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Muddling as a Data Protection Strategy

By Martin Abrams | August 19, 2020 |

Schrems II has led to muddling as the latest data…

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Data Protection Should Be Proportional to Other Individual Rights

By Martin Abrams | August 6, 2020 |

COVID-19 has been a grim reminder of how unfair the…

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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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