The APEC Asia-Pacific Privacy Initiative: A New Route to Effective Data Protection or a Trojan Horse for Self-Regulation?

@article{Waters2009TheAA,
  title={The APEC Asia-Pacific Privacy Initiative: A New Route to Effective Data Protection or a Trojan Horse for Self-Regulation?},
  author={Nigel Waters},
  journal={Scriptorium},
  year={2009},
  volume={6},
  pages={75-89}
}
  • Nigel Waters
  • Published 15 April 2009
  • Political Science
  • Scriptorium
Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) is a grouping of 21 member economies in the Asia Pacific Region which between them account for more than 40% of world population and 50% of world GDP (including Russia, China and the United States). It was established in 1989 to facilitate economic growth, cooperation, trade and investment in the region. The APEC Privacy Framework was adopted by Ministerial Declaration in October 2004, after a two year development by a Privacy Subgroup of the APEC… 
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