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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 ...

IAF Releases U.S. Privacy Framework Discussion Document

By Information Accountability | August 28, 2018 |

Draft 6 08282018 0800 The time is right to discuss…

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More Comprehensive US Privacy Laws are Inevitable — What Do We Want them to Be?

By Peter Cullen | July 12, 2018 |

“Data should serve people, people should not serve data.” With…

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It Is Time to Rethink the Governance of Observational Data

By Information Accountability | April 2, 2018 |

As long as there has been data, there has been…

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Convergence Versus Divergence in Global Data Flows

By Information Accountability | March 14, 2018 |

Talk of trade wars makes the importance of data driven…

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Key Infrastructure Issues Central to Next Generation Privacy Legislation

By Martin Abrams | January 28, 2018 |

A comprehensive privacy law is again being considered in the…

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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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