Discussing the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Cross-Border Privacy Rules (CBPR)
With the rise of data analytics to be an essential aspect of corporate America, the growth of Big Data to incorporate machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) has left policymakers even more flummoxed.
“Our mission is to prevent meaningful consumer harm, not to redesign the economy as we see fit,” FTC chair says.
The FTC “must aim to strike the right balance – one that promotes innovation and protects privacy.”
Letters call for parties to prioritize removing international digital trade barriers, reforming the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, and addressing consumer data privacy and security
In these comments, MRA will: (1) explain survey, opinion and marketing research; (2) recommend an alternative regulatory frameworks; (3) share our concerns about the expansive definitions of data covered by the proposed rules; (4) urge changes to the treatment of aggregated and de-identified data; and (5) propose an exemption for the collection, use and disclosure of data strictly for bona fide research purposes.
New report offers recommendations and warnings for research