Feb 19, 2019

How State and Federal Governments Are Responding to Concerns about Data Privacy

Jennifer Huddleston Former Research Fellow , Chad Reese Staff Writer, Shane Tews, Brendan Bordelon

Data privacy. Just saying those two words together conjures a whole host of emotions, ranging from suspicion and fear about the way corporations collect and use our personal information to amazement at the quantity and variety of digital products and services that our personal data buys us access to.

As any lawyer will tell you, privacy has always been a tricky issue to pin down, and the digital age has made that even more obvious, as consumers seem both more willing than ever to share private information about themselves freely online and simultaneously more concerned that such information might be used improperly.

For today’s episode, we’re going to be talking with some tech experts who deal with these issues every day.

Questions, comments, episode ideas? Email Chad at creese@mercatus.gmu.edu or follow him on Twitter @ChadMReese.

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Today's What's on Tap beverage is Budweiser's Reserve Copper Lager. 

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