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  • Why CIOs need to keep privacy front of mind in any project

    The cost of getting privacy wrong is becoming significant, and a cost that can undo hard work spent designing products and services which look amazing, but fail to meet regulatory requirements and customer expectations of privacy, write Hayley Miller and Campbell Featherstone of Kensington Swan.

    Written by CIO New Zealand06 June 18 06:30
  • Privacy tsar to EC: Wrap up EU-US data exchange talks quickly or else

    The European Commission must soon strike a deal to regulate personal data transfers of EU citizens to the U.S., Germany's federal data protection commissioner warned, saying further delays could trigger a suspension of those transfers, with dire economic consequences.

    Written by Loek Essers28 Jan. 15 04:08
  • Obama pushes for net neutrality, opposes data localization in trade pact

    President Barack Obama's administration is pushing two potentially controversial Internet policies in a secretive trade pact, with trade negotiators calling for other countries to adopt net neutrality provisions while rejecting policies requiring local storage of data in a secretive 50-country trade pact now being negotiated.

    Written by Grant Gross18 Dec. 14 08:24
  • 60 things European legislators don't want Canada to learn about air passengers

    Here's one flight delay that European Union citizens might appreciate: The European Parliament has grounded an agreement that would have sent more passenger data winging its way to Canadian law enforcers. And like other flight delays, it could have huge repercussions -- in this case for similar data exchange deals with the U.S. and Australia.

    Written by Loek Essers26 Nov. 14 01:43
  • Amazon strikes deal in China to offer more imported goods

    Amazon.com is hoping to attract more consumers from China, with a new agreement that will let the U.S. e-commerce company bring millions of products from its international sites to the country as imported goods.

    Written by Michael Kan21 Aug. 14 14:44
  • Google, Amazon and other online giants warn FCC on net neutrality

    More than 100 online firms including Google, Amazon and Facebook have signed a joint letter to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission warning of "grave consequences" if it fails to protect the openness of the Internet.

    Written by James Niccolai08 May 14 10:07