An Educational Blog About Information Accountability

AI Impact Assessments Are Necessary and Additive to Existing Business Processes

A paradox exists due to the growing use of artificial intelligence (AI) enabled technology.  The adoption of AI by more ...

UK Alters the Trajectory for Global Data Protection Objectives

The UK Government’s consultation, “Data:  A New Direction” (“Consultation”), reframes the objectives for data protection in a manner not suggested ...

Does the Conduct of Observation Merit Dedicated Legislation?

Do pervasive watching and recording cause risks to individuals and society that justify new legislation specific to this risk?   Digital ...

When Data Protection Is Not About Data Protection

Data protection law is not always about data protection or privacy; sometimes it is just about power.  Last week I ...

Summary of IAF Comments on Proposed EU AI Regulation

Using AI to enable the creation of  better insights and for better predictive capabilities a is a clear objective of ...

My Head Spins – UK Gets Adequacy As Task Force Says GDPR Must Change

The EU Commission today (June 28, 2021) announced that the UK has been granted adequacy for data flows from Europe ...

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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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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