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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 ...

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 ...

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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