On the Importance of Transatlantic Bridge Building

Jacob Kohnstamm, chairman of the Dutch Data Protection Authority and former chairman of the Article 29 Working Party, has announced a promising new transatlantic privacy initiative called the Privacy Bridge Project. The initiative seeks to develop practical solutions to bridge the gap between European and U.S. privacy regimes. The Privacy Bridge Project is an especially welcome development in the wake of last summer’s transatlantic fallout from the Snowden controversy. The rewards for the EU and U.S. are immense and they have a chance to arrive at a common privacy framework that can set the standard the rest of the world can follow.

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