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Is There an EU-U.S. Privacy Gap? Maybe Not a Big One

DATA PROTECTION—EU & U.S.

April 22, 2013

“Privacy has always been a difficult concept to define, and privacy issues are complex,” writes IAPP President and CEO J. Trevor Hughes, CIPP/US, for the IAPP blog Privacy Perspectives. In Europe, privacy is a human right, while in the U.S. privacy tends to be thought of in terms of liberty. Are there are more similarities than differences when it comes to privacy on each side of the Atlantic? Europeans and Americans might have more in common than you’d think.
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