Note from the Editor:
Editor’s Note: The authors present this post in response to the arguments presented by Victor Mayer-Schönberger's in "Data Protection Principles for the 21st Century," as reported by Sam Pfeifle from the IAPP Data Protection Congress, on December 12, 2013, in the article “Forget Notice and Choice, Let’s Regulate Use.”
We will be releasing a white paper, early in the new year, challenging the view that consent and personal control of one's data by data subjects is a thing of the past—it is not. In fact, in the wake of Edward Snowden's revelations, we are witnessing the opposite: a resurgence of interest in strengthening personal privacy.
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