Months after Equifax data breach, we're still no closer to privacy protections

"Kristen Eichensehr, an assistant professor at UCLA School of Law who specializes in cybersecurity issues, said the Europeans begin any privacy discussion with a presumption that individuals have a right to control their personal information.

“We don’t have a similar right in this country,” she observed.

For that reason, Eichensehr said, “it’s hard to imagine much of what Europe is doing being implemented in the U.S.”"