Mendoza School of Business

Commentary: How to Really Protect Your Digital Privacy: Move to Europe

Published: April 17, 2018 / Author: Mike Chapple

Mike Chapple wrote a commentary piece for Fortune about privacy regulation in light of the recent Facebook scandal. Chapple serves as academic director for the Master of Science in Business Analytics program at Mendoza College of Business and is an associate teaching professor in the Department of Information Technology, Analytics, and Operations. Read the full article here

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony before Congress last week highlighted the burgeoning importance of digital privacy in the minds of legislators and the American public. It may also mark the beginning of a long-overdue privacy awakening in our country.

Now is the right time for the U.S. government to acknowledge and defend American’s privacy rights by developing a comprehensive framework of legal protections.