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The Brussels and Warsaw Privacy Peace Talks

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

August 29, 2013

Next month, U.S. Federal Trade Commissioner Julie Brill and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Danny Sepulveda will travel to Brussels to discuss privacy with EU officials. Later in the month, Poland will host the 35th Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners, a meeting that will be attended by privacy officials and stakeholders from around the world. In the latest installment of Privacy Perspectives, Hogan Lovells’ Christopher Wolf argues that the “gatherings provide an opportunity to declare a ceasefire in the war of words—a war in which most of the ‘incoming’ has originated on the European side of the Atlantic in the wake of the Snowden NSA revelations, and a war that threatens progress in international cooperation on privacy.”
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