#90 How Do We Respond to the Dilemma? Developing a Data Portability Solution


The ongoing debate of data portability has produced many unanswered questions, resulting in a need for a more structured analysis of the issues surrounding of the movement of data. How can governments, or various sectors, industries, or companies develop solutions for data portability that encompass the often-competing goals of promoting competition and protecting privacy rights? Internationally-recognized privacy and cybersecurity expert Peter Swire joins Christina Ma and Kayla Odom to discuss his proposed framework for analyzing the issues surrounding the portability of data and evaluating initiatives on portability and other required data transfers. Listen to this episode to learn how, through the use of structured questions, the impact of data portability can be assessed.


Peter Swire, Elizabeth and Tommy Holder Chair of Law & Ethics at the Scheller College of Business at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Senior Counsel at Alston & Bird

Related Links:

Swire, Peter, The Portability and Other Required Transfers Impact Assessment: Assessing Competition, Privacy, Cybersecurity, and Other Considerations (September 8, 2020). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3689171 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3689171

Hosted by:

Christina Ma, Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz and Kayla Odom, Freitas & Weinberg LLP

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