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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 ...

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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Evolving Accountability to Ethical Data Stewardship – A Key Part of Wave Four Privacy Laws

By Information Accountability | October 12, 2018 |

In order to encourage innovation in their regions, digital information…

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IAF creates U.S. Privacy Framework Discussion Group

By Information Accountability | September 18, 2018 |

The United States is in the early stages of creating…

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Fourth Privacy Legislative Wave for Publication

By Martin Abrams | September 12, 2018 |

Privacy legislation again is a hot topic in the United…

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