Note from the Editor:
This is the final of a series of three posts on privacy officers in the U.S. and Europe from Berkeley Profs. Kenneth Bamberger and Deirdre Mulligan. Bamberger will discuss his research in the breakout session Dubunking Myths of European and U.S. Privacy: New Data on Corporate Privacy Management at the IAPP Data Protection Intensive, April 23-25 in London, UK.
Our previous posts reported some initial conclusions from almost one hundred interviews of leading corporate privacy officers, regulators and other privacy professionals in five countries.
The second post explored one surprising finding—that the two countries in which privacy officers were most empowered were Germany and the United States, countries which couldn’t be more different in terms of...