Los Angeles Times Interviews Kristen Eichensehr on Consumer Privacy Protections

The Los Angeles Times interviewed Assistant Professor Kristen Eichensehr for a discussion on Americans' consumer privacy protections.  Unlike the European Union, which recently passed sweeping new privacy protection rules, Americans remain vulnerable to data breaches in the absence of new federal legislation. Eichensehr said Europeans begin any privacy discussion with a presumption that individuals have a right to control their personal information. "We don't have a similar right in this country," she observed.

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