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The Transatlantic Data Privacy Divide

PRIVACY LAW—EU & U.S.

May 20, 2013

With increased tensions between U.S. tech companies and EU lawmakers and regulators, Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati Senior of Counsel Christopher Kuner explores the “the root of many of the differences between the EU and U.S. approaches to data privacy” in this latest installment of the IAPP’s Privacy Perspectives. Kuner writes that the “differing status of privacy as a constitutional or human right underlies how this question is dealt with in the two systems.”
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