Peter Fleischer writes:
Modern privacy law was invented over a century ago in the United States, was re-discovered in post-war-Europe, and is now spreading around the world. Privacy laws have historically been built on three foundations: 1) democracy, 2) rule of law, and 3) respect for fundamental human rights.
So, what should we make of the fact that a rogue’s gallery of autocratic countries, with neither rule of law, nor respect for fundamental human rights, are starting to pass privacy laws?
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