Canada Dashboard Digest

Opinion: It's Time for an Update


March 22, 2013

Marvin Ammori and Luke Pelican write for POLITICO on concerns from companies outside the U.S. regarding the nation’s privacy laws. “In February, a Canadian technology company launched a new product, declaring it to be the solution for all legitimate businesses that have a ‘fear of data privacy and U.S. PATRIOT Act issues.’ European companies including Germany’s Deutsche Telekom and France’s Bull SAS similarly market themselves across the world as privacy-conscious alternatives to any American cloud company,” the authors write, suggesting these are “not exceptions but the rule.” The authors contend the time has come to update U.S. privacy legislation.
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