Tech giants hope for US data privacy law

San Francisco (AFP) – Google, Twitter and Amazon are hopeful that Joe Biden’s incoming administration in the United States will enact a federal digital data law, senior company officials said at CES, the annual electronics and technology show. “I think the stars are better aligned than ever in the past,” Keith Enright, Google’s chief data privacy office, told a discussion Tuesday on trust and privacy. The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which has applied since May 2018, has largely contributed to making consumers aware of the issues related to the data that they sub…

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