In an op-ed for The Hill, Dan Goldstein and Adam Rowan write about the U.S.'s lagging efforts on federal privacy regulation and what can be learned from the EU. "The U.K. and the European Union have long pushed for restrictions favoring privacy and security for online users. The United States, meanwhile, has only begun to make progress in instituting regulations on what Facebook and other tech giants do with user data. What happens in the U.K happens in the U.S., so what’s the hold up?" writes Goldstein and Rowan, who cite the EU General Data Protection Regulation and the U.K.'s proposal to end to self-regulation by big tech companies following the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee of Parliament's 18-month investigation. Meanwhile, European Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality Věra Jourová reiterated her calls for Washington to adopt robust privacy regulation.
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