In one of the more animated discussions here at the International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners in Hong Kong, a diverse panel of privacy professionals, policymakers and former regulators debated the future of global data localization law. Especially, panelists that included heads of privacy for Shell and Apple, along with former regulators, like Canada's Jennifer Stoddart, focused on the GDPR and its challenging data transfer conditions. Is Europe itself a data localization-focused regime? IAPP Content Director Sam Pfeifle has the details of the discussion.
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