“This post is sure to be controversial and raise hackles among some readers,” Jason Cronk, CIPM, CIPP/US, writes. “It is not meant to disparage lawyers or even privacy professionals but rather identify a gap between them,” he adds. And thus begins this latest Privacy Perspectives post by Cronk opining why strict legal thinking may compromise some of the nuances that are needed in respecting user privacy. “First off,” he points out, “one must acknowledge that privacy law is not privacy.” But, of course, he adds, “The law can play a role.”
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