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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 ...

Barb Lawler Joins IAF as COO

The Information Accountability Foundation (IAF) is pleased to announce that it is adding to its leadership.  Barb Lawler is joining ...

Schrems II and HR Data

The balancing of rights and freedoms is one of the great innovations of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) ...

In 2021, the Policy Currents will Blow Hard from Numerous Directions

A generation ago privacy was much simpler.  By “a generation ago,” I mean the beginning of this century.  Yes, the ...

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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