Data Ecosystems

OECD Going Digital Horizontal Project: news and event

WPF’s Executive Director Pam Dixon will be presenting at an upcoming OECD Workshop on the topic of data stewardship, access, sharing, and control in regards to national data strategies. WPF will be speaking as a organizational member of the formal civil society stakeholder group at OECD (CSISAC).  The topic of digitalization is one that OECD

The neglected intersection between poverty and privacy in the United States

WPF is pleased to announce a new project examining the intersection between poverty and privacy in the United States. In the United States, the prevailing discussions about privacy rarely contemplate the poor, or how — or where — the poor or financially stressed may experience privacy challenges. This is also true of many legislative discussions regarding data governance, data protection, and privacy; there is generally not routine scrutiny of the intersection and impacts of proposed statutory language or approaches regarding those who live at or below the poverty level.

An ecosystems approach to biometric regulation

WPF is pleased to announce the publication of new work by our Executive Director, Pam Dixon, in the March 2022 Turkish Policy Quarterly. “This journal article is an outgrowth of long work looking at what could help in the biometric ecosystem to address and mitigate the consequential risks of biometrics when used singly and in combination,” Dixon

High-level session on the Future of AI: Join the discussion

Join the World Privacy Forum and others at a High-level session on the Future of AI, Thursday 24 February 2022 at the OCED International Conference on AI in Work, Innovation, Productivity and Skills. Details: 24 February 2022  13:45 – 14:45 CET , 7:45 am Eastern, 4:45 am Pacific.  Registration is free: https://oecd-events.org/2022-ai-wips Panelists for Future

WPF mini documentary on challenges in ID systems – launching 17 November

WPF is launching a mini-documentary about problems in identity systems on 17 November, 2021. Digital identity systems are generally accepted as positive tools for social good. Nevertheless, they can pose several dangers and cause significant concerns. This mini-documentary takes viewers on a tour around the world to hear from real people as they interact with identity systems in their own