Aug 282014
 August 28, 2014  Posted by  Non-U.S.

Mark Scott reports:

In the coming weeks, an Irish government committee is set to pick the country’s new data privacy regulator, a relatively obscure position but one with global sway.

The five-person panel of civil servants and privacy experts will choose a data protection commissioner, who will have a large say in how Internet giants including Facebook and Apple use online information from roughly a billion users.

Read more on the NY Times.

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