Privacy protection emerges as a top issue at Legislature



By Briana Bierschbach, MinnPost

” On the national level, it was Edward Snowden and the NSA. In Minnesota, it was the Target credit-card breach and the revelation that local and state government officials had snooped on thousands of driver’s licenses.

Minnesota lawmakers, reaching the tipping point of state and national problems with mass surveillance and personal information breaches, have made data privacy and protections one of the top issues of the 2014 session.”

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