Big Tech At CES 2021: Better Privacy Laws And Data Portability Needed

Big Tech At CES 2021: Better Privacy Laws And Data Portability Needed

The all-digital CES 2021 hosted a discussion with privacy officials from Amazon, Google, and Twitter. Rajiv Chand from Win venture capital moderated the discussion, and the participants were Keith Enright, Chief Privacy Officer, Google; Damien Kieran, Chief Privacy Officer, Twitter; and Anne Toth, Director, Alexa Trust-Amazon.



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Big tech and privacy have been a hot topic throughout 2020 and it is now an agenda that’s being talked about at the CES 2021. After listening to the entire discussion, here are the key takeaways on big tech and privacy at CES 2021.


Data Laws Are In A ‘State Of Uncertainty’



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Keith Enright from Google talked about how European laws are changing the tech scenario. He mentioned how the U.S. privacy laws are following the footsteps of Europe. Here’s a statement made by Keith during the discussion.



We are definitely in a period of incredible uncertainty… there are multiple legal regimes, that are in a state of unprecedented flux right now and we’re going to need transparency, cooperation, and collaboration between the public and private sectors.


Keith Enright, Chief Privacy Officer, Google

Damien Kieran from Twitter thinks that user experience will take a hit if privacy laws don’t catch up in time.



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