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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 ...

Avoid the Well-Worn Groove to Make Privacy Governance Better

Writing privacy legislation that is fit for its intended purpose is not easy.  Just using the term “privacy legislation” can ...

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 cure the ills of surveillance capitalism?  Algorithmic discrimination?  Labor displacement ...

IAF Releases Model Legislation Summary

By Information Accountability | January 15, 2020 |

The California Consumer Privacy Protection Act went into effect on…

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Digital Activities go Beyond Privacy and Data Protection

By Information Accountability | November 13, 2019 |

Sunday, November 10, the New York Times ran a story…

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IAF Releases “Advanced Data Analytic Processing – 2019 Update”

By Information Accountability | November 11, 2019 |

Posted on 11 November 2019 by Martin Abrams • 0 Comments Central to the work…

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Christopher Docksey – Keynote on Accountability At the 41st Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners 24 October 2019 in Tirana, Albania

By Information Accountability | October 31, 2019 |

Good morning. I would like to thank the International Conference and…

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The Fair Information Policy Development Vacuum

By Information Accountability | October 10, 2019 |

Over the past decade, policy development in the data protection…

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Hard Law Must Mesh With Contextual Based Fair Use

By Information Accountability | September 24, 2019 |

The 41st International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners (ICDPPC)…

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Look to Baseball for an Example of Accountability Oversight

By Information Accountability | September 9, 2019 |

One of the ways to enhance the trustworthiness of accountability…

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Trust Deficit Acceleration Means Trust but Verify

By Information Accountability | September 5, 2019 |

Dirty diesel cars, opiates, income disparities, and institutional failures.  The…

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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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