Do No Harm

Digital Identity Ecosystems

Identity is a data-rich key that acts to unlock all levels of the emerging digital ecosystem. All forms of ID carry some risk, but digital forms of ID, or “dematerialized ID,” cuts across all sectors and generates particularly copious data about people, their behaviors, financial status, associates, and potentially even political and religious views. Over time, distinct patterns emerge from the data and have in the past created new kinds of risks for individuals and groups…..

WPF comments to NTIA re: privacy governance frameworks

In response to the NTIA’s request for information regarding its proposed privacy framework, the World Privacy Forum submitted detailed comments to the agency regarding modern privacy governance. At the core of WPF’s comments is the belief that privacy is in a critical moment of transition. The comments state there needs to be a “broadened approach to privacy and data that is collaborative, fair, and acknowledges the challenges of highly complex data environments.”

WPF’s schedule at the 39th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners

The World Privacy Forum will be speaking several times during the International Conference of Data Protection & Privacy Commissioners in Hong Kong; here’s the schedule, below; we look forward to meeting or catching up with those of you attending, please come by and say hello. Monday 25 September: European Data Protection Supervisor side meeting/conference, WPF