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Privacy at an Inflection Point - State CPO in Geekwire

State CPO Alex Alben's latest commentary, "Privacy at an Inflection Point" was recently published in Geekwire, the Seattle tech sector's news forum.

"very little actual progress has been made to date on concrete consumer protection legislation. This paralysis at the federal level benefits neither companies nor consumers... the time has come to craft new laws for an economy increasingly driven by data profiling and artificial intelligence"

"We can either move to a more European model of data protection, recognizing privacy as an essential human right, or we can strengthen the consumer protection statutes more rooted in American concepts of law. "


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Alex Alben at Geekwire sound booth

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