The U.S. Government Accountability Office published a report examining the status of privacy leadership within 24 government agencies. The GAO found each agency has a designated privacy official, but those individuals "may have numerous other duties and may not bring a needed focus on privacy." The report goes on to recommend U.S. Congress draft legislation to require the appointment of privacy-focused personnel. Meanwhile, members of U.S. Congress wrote the National Telecommunications and Information Administration urging improved privacy practices.
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