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 ...

Are GDPR Guidelines Becoming So Complex They May Overwhelm Businesses Ability to Meet Them?

By Peter Cullen | January 18, 2018 |

Authored by Lynn Goldstein and Peter Cullen Last December the…

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Guidance and Un-Legislated Law

By Information Accountability | December 4, 2017 |

In 2016 and 2017, the Article 29 Data Protection Working…

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Accountability Does Work

By Information Accountability | September 22, 2017 |

143,000,000 people were the victims of a recent data breach…

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Latin American Data Export Governance

By Information Accountability | August 2, 2017 |

Data flows are global, but privacy laws are local. I…

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The Colombia Congress Matters

By Information Accountability | June 15, 2017 |

There seems to be a privacy conference every week in…

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Assessments are the Hub of a Forward-Looking Data Protection Program

By Information Accountability | May 25, 2017 |

The term “assessments” appear a great deal in IAF work. …

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AI Without Data is Artificial Ignorance

By Information Accountability | March 13, 2017 |

Many years ago, I attended a seminar in Prague on…

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Comprehensive Data Impact Assessments Set the Stage for Accountability 2.0

By Information Accountability | March 2, 2017 |

There is no disagreement, whether in Europe, the Americas or…

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Fairness and Unfairness Moving Farther Apart

By Information Accountability | February 15, 2017 |

Fairness has become a huge data protection policy driver in…

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The Need for An Ethical Framework

By Information Accountability | January 24, 2017 |

The vast amount of data made possible and accessible through…

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