The Transatlantic Consumer Dialog, a coalition of 85 organizations from America and Europe sent a letter today to the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade on the eve of a hearing on the EU's approach to protecting Internet privacy. The TACD letter pointed out that "US privacy laws lag woefully behind current technology and business practices" and encouraged Congress to "learn from a fair and balanced review of the EU Data Directive, just as the EU has learned much from the US experience." According to TACD, the EU Data Directive is a concise, technology-neutral legal framework that promotes trade, protects privacy, and is less burdensome than such US privacy laws as "HIPAA." EPIC is a member of TACD. For more information, see EPIC: EU Data Protection Directive.
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