US-EU Free Trade Talks Shouldn't Touch Privacy, EPIC Says

Law360, New York (May 13, 2013, 8:53 PM EDT) -- The Electronic Privacy Information Center on Friday urged the U.S. government to steer clear of privacy issues in upcoming talks on a comprehensive trade and investment deal with the European Union, saying that the topic is too complex and would derail negotiations.

In its response to an April 1 Federal Register notice seeking comments on the administration's plan to hash out the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Agreement with the EU, the privacy group pushed the U.S. trade representative to exclude consumer privacy and data policy...
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