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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 ...

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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Legitimate Processing Invented here in the U.S.

By Information Accountability | November 9, 2018 |

Privacy law began  in the United States when Congress enacted…

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IAF BLOG- Data Ethics Must Translate into Sound Business Process

By Information Accountability | October 22, 2018 |

Many of the world’s privacy, technology, and policy experts are…

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