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Google calls for US to extend Privacy Act to EU citizens

Thursday 13 November 2014 | 09:40 CET | News
Google is calling for legislation to extend the US Privacy Act to EU citizens. Chief legal officer David Drummond made the statement in a blog, ahead of a visit to Washington DC by representatives of the European Commission. Google said that the administration of President Barack Obama has already pledged its support for this kind of legislation. Google noted European citizens currently do not have the right to challenge misuse of their data by the US government in US courts, even though US citizens do enjoy this right in most European countries. Google and other technology companies have

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Companies: European Commission / European Commission / Google
Countries: Europe / United States
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