Note: This post is the last in a series on the Mid-Atlantic Privacy Compass and its Compass Points.
Thanks to the emergence of global platforms like the internet, privacy laws around the world have a kinship or descendancy, and have converged to present a consensus on international standards. Whether formally or otherwise, the regulations and guidance in foreign jurisdictions have a persuasive effect.
Both principles- and risk-based regulation require organisations to conduct a bespoke analysis of their actions and context. While regulatory compliance floors may differ, a focus on a neutral analysis that mitigates the true harms will most benefit individuals.
Organisations should focus on Interoperability with legal regimes, technological platforms, and even future developments. They should be encouraged to develop practices that appl