EU privacy regulators say U.S. privacy laws are too weak to protect EU personal data. But a new analysis of 358 privacy-enforcement actions paints the opposite picture.
Stories by Jay Cline
Who are the best people and firms at providing privacy advice? It's a question I've been asking since 2006, before privacy was cool. Since then, a plethora of new privacy rules and penalties and a tsunami of new technologies and risks have placed privacy among the top handful of corporate concerns. Doing privacy wrong now takes a bigger bite off the bottom line than it did when I first started asking this question. So have the answers changed?
Large corporations seem to be tripping over themselves in their rush to tap into the social networking phenomenon by deploying their own versions of online user communities. But by trying to shoehorn this generation's Woodstock into a corporate wingtip, they may be assuming risks that even the best social networks haven't fully addressed.