Aug 062018
 
 August 6, 2018  Posted by  Business, Govt, Laws

John D. McKinnon and Marc Vartabedian report:

U.S. tech companies, battered over their handling of consumers’ personal data, are hoping to get ahead of the public and legal fallout by working with policy makers to help shape potential new federal privacy legislation.

The effort by tech coalitions such as the Information Technology Industry Council—representing internet giants such as Facebook Inc.,Amazon.com Inc., Alphabet Inc. unit Google and Salesforce.com —comes after the industry has fended off many types of federal action on privacy for years.

Read more on WSJ.

And yes, you will see Salesforce’s name in a post on DataBreaches.net today, as they’ve announced a breach.

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