Governance

ISPI Forum on Digital Transformation, WPF speaker 

The Italian Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI) will be holding a High Level Forum on Digital Transformation in connection with OECD. The event will be held 16 May 2022 in hybrid format. WPF will be speaking about what risks exists for consumers arising from illicit use of their personal data, and also approaches for

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