WPF presenting US biometric privacy analysis at Biometric Institute

Pam Dixon, ED of the World Privacy Forum, will present a detailed analysis of privacy and biometrics in the US to a multistakeholder group convened by the Biometric Institute. The talk will outline key biometric misunderstandings, key risks, priorities for solutions, and key solutions that already exist. WPF has done extensive work in biometrics, including

EDPS Giovanni Buttarelli, a guiding force behind GDPR, has passed away

Giovanni Buttarelli, the European Data Protection Supervisor, has passed away. EDPS Buttarelli was an important privacy thinker and strategist, and stands among the giants in privacy. He had a long and distinguished career prior to becoming the EDPS, including spending time as a judge in the Italian judiciary. But it is his work on Europe’s

Why the new US regulatory standards for accuracy, integrity, and reliability in credit scoring models matter — a lot

For several years now, groups of stakeholders large and small and points in between have been working on ethical AI, rules for AI, privacy and explainability in AI, and more. WPF actively participated as a delegate in one of the largest international efforts, that of the OECD to write the OECD Principles on Artificial Intelligence,

Roundtable of African Data Protection Authorities (RADPA): Report now public

The first Roundtable of African Data Protection Authorities was a wide-ranging and vibrant roundtable conversation on the status and response to privacy risks in identity systems on the continent of Africa. The dialogue focused on data protection and privacy experiences, challenges, risks, and solutions in identity ecosystems, including biometrics. It was an extraordinary, first-of-its-kind event, and the DPAs had notable experiences and thoughts to share. These thoughts are captured in the Rapporteur’s report, which was written by WPF’s Pam Dixon.