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Panel Subject 2019: Data Governance and Accountability

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This page is for coordination among the panel team to openly discuss the topics that will be covered under the subject of the "Inclusion" The page includes the relevant survey results, Panel Guidelines and a section for the panel team to discuss in the comments.

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Panel Guidelines

Panel teams should use this process to discuss the panel and get as close as possible to consensus on the following items by April 17.

  • Decide on a concrete subject for the panel based upon discussion and rough consensus. The subject and process should take into account:
    • The IGF-USA Principles
    • The working title, working description and related submissions. See Below
  • Assign team leader(s) and a representative to interface with the steering committee and provide ongoing up to date information to the wrangler and secretariat.

Survey Topic

Working title: Which national privacy strategy should the US adopt?

Working Description: With California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 and the EU’s General Data Protection applying pressure from home and abroad, there is a push for the US government to adopt a modern, comprehensive privacy framework. This occurs at a time when large Internet platforms have come under fire for their collection, use and protection of their users’ data, along with growing concerns about government surveillance. As we get closer than ever to a national privacy regime, it is important to consider the implications of the possible frameworks on the broader issue of data governance and impact of businesses large and small.

Related Submissions

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Submission Number Submission Issue Areas
Submission Number Submission Issue Areas
2019 Submission 13 Protecting Consumers Against Phone Phising Data Privacy
2019 Submission 19 1. Merits and risks of consumer-driven privacy models.

2. Election infrastructure and security.

3. Info/ed session: device security/privacy
Data Privacy
2019 Submission 21 Disinformation/Misinformation and Democracy, National Data Privacy Law Framework, Future of Online News, Broadband and 5G Access/Equality Data Privacy
2019 Submission 29 Weighing costs/benefits to regulation, privacy, antitrust, section 230 Data Privacy
2019 Submission 45 Assume you will cover areas of cybersecurity policy, fake news vs. freedom of expression, GDPR vs. U.S. 'data as product' controversies, net Data Privacy
2019 Submission 46 Internet of Things Governance Data Privacy
2019 Submission 57 Data protection (data privacy), Speech + censorship on/by platforms, risks of border surveillance, U.S. ICCPR review (happening this year) Data Privacy
2019 Submission 6 Current and emerging tech & impact on America's civil society (e.g., IoT, facial recognition, AI, lessons learned from China) Data Privacy
2019 Submission 66 Status of efforts to create a US federal privacy framework Data Privacy
2019 Submission 67 Weighing Security & Privacy Issues In Debate on DNS over HTTPS Data Privacy