The best starting point for understanding the OMB Do Not Pay memo is with the legal framework behind the Do Not Pay Initiative. The Initiative derives from a combination of little-noticed executive orders and updates to existing laws.
In 2009, Executive Order 13520, Reducing Improper Payments,  directed agencies to identify “ways in which information sharing may improve eligibility verification and pre-payment scrutiny.” This was the start of the current Do Not Pay Initiative.
You are reading the Executive Summary of Data Brokers and the Federal Government: A New Front in the Battle for Privacy Opens Report Links: Report Home & Executive Summary Download the full report (PDF) Jump to other sections of the report: Executive Summary | I. Introduction | II. Discussion | III. Recommendations | IV. Conclusion | Appendices Executive Summary The US federal government
You are reading Appendices A, B, and C of Data Brokers and the Federal Government: A New Front in the Battle for Privacy Opens Report Links: Report Home & Executive Summary Download the full report (PDF) Jump to other sections of the report: Executive Summary | I.Introduction | II. Discussion | III. Recommendations | IV. Conclusion | Appendices Appendix A: Chronology of the
Commercial drone privacy – In comments filed with the FAA, the World Privacy Forum urged the agency to establish a robust privacy committee to focus on drone privacy and to clarify the applicability of the Privacy Act of 1974 to UAS test site operators. WPF also requested the FAA conduct mandatory Privacy Impact Assessments and provide a FIPS-compliant privacy notice. ”We have offered our comments to the FAA with the acknowledgement that everyone has much to learn in the area of commercial drone privacy. Our suggestions to the FAA seek to increase general knowledge about drones and their effect on privacy,” said Pam Dixon.
The World Privacy Forum filed comments today criticizing the SEC proposed regulations that would release an unprecedented amount of financial details about individual borrowers through the EDGAR database. The WPF was joined by other privacy, consumer, and human rights organizations in its comments, which focused on the privacy issues with the proposed regulations. Pam Dixon, executive director of the WPF, stated in the comments that the SEC’s new regulations would “Place on the public record and online the largest amount of personal financial information about borrowers ever disclosed, including information never before made public.” The comments also note that the SEC’s plan greatly increases the risk of identity theft for individual borrowers whose information will be released publicly.