Microsoft’s Privacy Chief Calls for Greater Consumer Data Protection to Aid Pandemic Recovery

Julie Brill, vice president and deputy general counsel for privacy and regulatory affairs of Microsoft. (Courtesy photo) Julie Brill, vice president and deputy general counsel for privacy and regulatory affairs, Microsoft, Redmond, Washington. (Courtesy photo)

As the nation begins to find its way back to normal following the pandemic, the U.S. government and corporations need to work harder to earn consumer trust over how personal data is collected and stored, Microsoft’s top privacy lawyer said in a blog post on the company’s website on Friday.