Bovard Pushes Back on Google and Privacy

November 12, 2019

Rachel Bovard, Senior Director of Policy at the Conservative Partnership Institute, also spoke with Fox News about the importance of data control and how public tension over the issue could boil over and result in unwanted escalation on both sides.

“We’ve already seen the damage that Big Tech can do to someone’s lifetime reputation with a simple push of a send button or one Google search,” she wrote in an email. “Moreover, we’ve seen that Facebook stores individual data even after an individual deletes it. This is wrong. Individual data should be the property of the individual — this includes having a say over how it is used, packaged, or transferred, as well as whether or not it is deleted and when.” You can read more here.

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