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A coalition of civil liberties organizations sent a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee expressing concerns about the privacy record of the nominee for Attorney General, Jeff Session. The coalition notes that Senator Sessions has been a leading proponent of expanding the government’s surveillance of ordinary Americans at the expense of civil rights and civil liberties.
Data portability is hugely important, empowering individuals to access, transfer, and ultimately control their identity, media, and other forms of personal data. As a steward of considerable amounts of personal information, the federal government is well-positioned to explore how it can offer data portability mechanisms for citizens.