What is it about?
EU has always been wary and vigilant about protecting the private data about its residents and citizens. USA has not bothered, and in 2017, widened the "privacy chasm" vis-a-vis EU. This paper lay out the key issues in a succinct way.
Why is it important?
While we wrote this piece at the beginning of the 21st century, the contrast of American and European approaches to electronic privacy continues well into the second decade of the 21st century. This article provides important background to the ways US and EU approach online privacy, and therefore cybersecurity.
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This page is a summary of: Contrasting European and American Approaches to Privacy in Electronic Markets: Property Right versus Civil Right, Electronic Markets, February 2001, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/101967801300197034.
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Electronic Frontier Foundation
Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is the premier US-based nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting the privacy and other information rights of all people. From the EFF website: “The Electronic Frontier Foundation is the leading nonprofit organization defending civil liberties in the digital world. Founded in 1990, EFF champions user privacy, free expression, and innovation through impact litigation, policy analysis, grassroots activism, and technology development. We work to ensure that
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