An Educational Blog About Information Accountability

Time for an Unfairness Rule on Fair Information Processing

The IAF has submitted its comments on the FTC Advanced Notice of Proposed Rule Making on Surveillance Capitalism and Security ...

Let’s Return Risk to the Risk Based Approach

Professor Lokke Moerel is right.  The European data protection commissioners have done their best to use cases, guidance, and opinions ...

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 ...

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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Schrems II and HR Data

By Martin Abrams | March 10, 2021 | Comments Off on Schrems II and HR Data

The balancing of rights and freedoms is one of the…

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In 2021, the Policy Currents will Blow Hard from Numerous Directions

By Martin Abrams | January 27, 2021 | Comments Off on In 2021, the Policy Currents will Blow Hard from Numerous Directions

A generation ago privacy was much simpler.  By “a generation…

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Dynamic Data Security Should Be the Policy Default: Dynamic Data Obscurity Revisited

By Martin Abrams | January 11, 2021 | Comments Off on Dynamic Data Security Should Be the Policy Default: Dynamic Data Obscurity Revisited

The IAF used the phrase “Dynamic Data Obscurity” in 2015 when…

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The Movement Towards Demonstrable Accountability – Why It Matters

By Peter Cullen | December 14, 2020 | Comments Off on The Movement Towards Demonstrable Accountability – Why It Matters

First published in IAPP Daily Dashboard There is “accountability tension”…

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There Is Only One Opportunity for Initial Design of the First Data Protection Agency in the United States

By Martin Abrams | December 10, 2020 | Comments Off on There Is Only One Opportunity for Initial Design of the First Data Protection Agency in the United States

This blog reflects the views of Marty Abrams The style,…

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Multilateral Proportionality Requires Definition

By Martin Abrams | October 29, 2020 | Comments Off on Multilateral Proportionality Requires Definition

The stresses of 2020 have challenged the data protection community’s…

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

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 | Comments Off on Risk Based Should Be More Than A Cliché

The IAF will hold a policy call October 14 on…

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