“Europe has taken the first steps to protect citizens’ privacy and our new regulations have proven to be effective — both for our citizens and our businesses… It’s time for America to join us, Japan and many others in our work, and be part of setting the global standards on privacy.”  — European Commissioner Vera Jourova on why the U.S. needs a strong privacy law.

“If the EU and U.S. can find common ground on how to legislate privacy, the world’s tech giants would really be forced to embrace change. Only by working together can we create an environment where businesses can send data freely and citizens regain trust in the digital world.”

Read the full story in Politico.