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 October 11, 2018  Posted by  Business, Laws

Todd Shields and Caroline Hyde report:

Microsoft Corp.’s Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella joined a swelling chorus calling for national privacy legislation, days after Google became the latest tech giant to reveal a personal data breach.

“We hope that there’s more of a national privacy law,” Nadella said in an interview Wednesday with Bloomberg News at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, where he discussed leadership with midshipmen.

Nadella characterized privacy as “a human right.”

Read more on Bloomberg.

Pardon my cynicism, but the only reason they all want a federal law now is in hopes that any federal law will pre-empt California’s more stringent laws.  Let’s see them support a federal privacy law based on California law or even tougher standards.  I know…. I won’t held my breath.

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