Rather than a comprehensive legal protection for personal data, the United States has only a patchwork of sector-specific laws that fail to adequately protect data. Congress should create a single legislative data-protection mandate to protect individuals’ privacy.
This week: another indictment against Chinese actors for cyber-enabled theft of intellectual property, a new U.S. government task force to combat Chinese IP theft, the UK wants to tax Google, and internet freedom on the decline.
Deep fakes are a profoundly serious problem for democratic governments and the world order. A new Council on Foreign Relations Cyber Brief argues that a combination of technology, education, and public policy can reduce their effectiveness.
India is attempting to create a complex new legal framework for data protection faster than it took Europe to craft the General Data Protection Regulation. As a result, problems will invariably crop up.