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John Ackerly

John Ackerly

Co-Founder and CEO, Virtru

  • U.S. Data Privacy Legislation: Accountability, Transparency and No ‘Back Doors’

    by John Ackerly on January 7, 2019

    A year ago, the possibility of enacting consequential U.S. data privacy legislation was incomprehensible. Rep. Will Hurd (R-TX) claimed as much when asked whether a U.S. version of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was likely. He argued, “A year ago, the answer would have been not ‘no’, but ‘hell no’.” But what a difference a year makes. Following the mega breaches, …

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