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Last week, Intel’s director of security policy and global privacy officer, David Hoffman, CIPP/US, wrote a Harvard Business Review piece announcing that “Privacy is a Business Opportunity.” InBloom’s demise yesterday in the face of a flurry of privacy allegations unambiguously demonstrates that privacy can also be a first-order business risk. So much so that it can...

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