An Educational Blog About Information Accountability

Canada is the Right Place to Explore Next Generation Privacy Legislation

Privacy law is less settled today than it was when the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into ...

Muddling as a Data Protection Strategy

Schrems II has led to muddling as the latest data protection strategy.  The muddling is over transferring data from Europe ...

Data Protection Should Be Proportional to Other Individual Rights

COVID-19 has been a grim reminder of how unfair the world is.  People of color and people who are economically ...

Time for a Global Treaty

"What a revoltin' development this is!"  This exclamation is from the 1950’s sitcom, “The Life of Riley.”  Today it is a great ...

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 ...

The Incubation of Trust Based Governance Systems Should Be Encouraged

By Peter Cullen | July 18, 2019 |

Increasingly, around the world, there is a shift in the…

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Privacy Law’s First Objective Is That Data Should Serve People – The U.S. Opportunity To Get Privacy Legislation Right

By Information Accountability | June 17, 2019 |

Laws to govern the data age are extremely hard to…

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Accountability is As Enforceable as Any Other Privacy Management Mechanism

By Information Accountability | June 6, 2019 |

Accountability has increasingly become the nucleus of effective data protection…

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The Glacial Movement of Privacy and the Implications to Accountability

By Peter Cullen | April 25, 2019 |

As we see more and more draft privacy law being…

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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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