WPF Executive Director Pam Dixon to testify before US Senate on privacy, predictive analytics, and data brokers

Pam Dixon, WPF Executive Director, is testifying before the US Senate Banking Committee today on the topic of privacy, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, data brokers, and predictive analytics. “I am pleased to have the opportunity to discuss our research and what we have documented about the privacy of Americans in a predictive analytics era,”

Robot Interviews: AI and the world of work

AI will alter the world of work, both in workplaces and in workplace information ecosystems. Labor experts have a term for negotiating the near and long-term effects of AI: “A fair and just transition.” These and other experts have already begun documenting the emerging changes in the workplace resulting from AI deployments. Some consequences are positive, some are deleterious. No one has a crystal ball with a perfect view of what the future may hold. That’s why a key focus now for those interested in AI and the world of work is to research and benchmark what is happening.

Discussion Draft: Consumer Privacy and Data Security Standards Act of 2019

The World Privacy Forum has published a discussion draft privacy bill that provides rules of the road for standards setting in the area of data privacy and security. The discussion draft sets forth a pathway to creating voluntary consensus standards to facilitate granular and contextual standard-setting focused on privacy and security issue areas. Voluntary consensus