In his keynote address on the first day of the International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners, Apple CEO Tim Cook not only professed total support for a GDPR-like U.S. federal privacy law, but he also called for his fellow tech companies to do the same. “Some oppose any form of privacy legislation,” Cook said. “Others will endorse reform in public and then resist and undermine it behind closed doors.” Well, not long afterward, Facebook, Google and Microsoft responded with their own firm endorsement of a comprehensive U.S. law. IAPP Content Director Sam Pfeifle was on hand and has the details for The Privacy Advisor.
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