FTC, EU Officials Say Privacy Bill Of Rights Lacks Bite

By Allison Grande (March 5, 2015, 9:16 PM EST) -- Federal Trade Commission and European Union officials on Thursday called for myriad enhancements to be made to the Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights recently proposed by the White House, saying the discussion draft suffered from a lack of clarity and set up several potential enforcement hurdles.

During the International Association of Privacy Professionals' annual global privacy summit in Washington, D.C., several high-ranking officials from the U.S. and EU — including FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez and European Data Protection Supervisor Giovanni Buttarelli — offered their largely critical thoughts on the draft Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights that the Obama administration released Friday...

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