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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 ...

50 Year Heritage of the FAIR and OPEN USE ACT

Permissible uses for personal data, a key component of the FAIR and OPEN USE ACT, were invented in the United ...

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 ...

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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