AI

WPF participates in White House Roundtable on Data Brokers

The World Privacy Forum was honored to participate in a White House Roundtable on the topic of Data Brokers, a topic WPF has spent decades researching and working on. In its readout of the roundtable, the White House noted that “Participants underscored how the data broker economy enables discriminatory practices in credit underwriting, insurance, housing,

WPF’s contribution to ID4Africa Workshop on Privacy and Data Protection in ID Systems, Nairobi, Kenya 2023

The World Privacy Forum is pleased to provide a summary of Executive Director Pam Dixon’s work in Nairobi, Kenya at the ID4Africa AGM. Dixon served as the Senior Special Rapporteur for two workshops at the 2023 ID4Africa Annual General Meeting in Nairobi, Kenya 23-25 May. In June, ID4Africa hosted a live cast of  key participants from

Emerging Technologies, Human Subject Research, and the Common Rule: High level overview of the 2023 OHRP Research Community Forum

Earlier this month, WPF attended a joint conference focused on the shifting dynamics of how the Common Rule that governs human subject research in the US will be interpreted amidst new technological shifts such as AI. The department of Health and Human Services is seeking to define what the next steps and new policy frameworks should be to ensure the Common Rule protects individuals in current and future research environments. Details on the presentations, conversations, and key takeaways in the post.

NIST releases milestone AI Risk Management Framework to foster trustworthy AI ecosystems

This week has been an important one for U.S. policy regarding rights-preserving artificial intelligence and how to manage, define, and improve AI in practical implementations. There are two significant news items. First, the National Institute of Technology and Standards (NIST) has released its milestone AI Risk Management Framework (1.0) for voluntary use. The AI Risk