Nascent OECD work to identify principles on government access to data for law enforcement and national security purposes can have important normative significance but also faces political hurdles.
Peter Swire is the Elizabeth and Tommy Holder Chair of Law and Ethics at the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business, a Senior Counsel to Alston & Bird LLP, and Research Director of the Cross-Border Data Forum. He served as one of five members of President Obama’s Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technology.
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Editor's note: This piece is cross-posted at Just Security.