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Volkswagen refuses to share emails with the U.S. Investigators, citing privacy concerns
By Kathleen Porter on
Posted in Enforcement + Litigation
German auto manufacturer Volkswagen (VW) is reportedly using German privacy laws to resist turning over its top executives’ internal corporate emails and other communication materials to United States attorneys general and U.S. Justice Department officials investigating the company’s excess emissions scandal.
VW’s position is not surprising. It is well known that Germany’s data privacy laws…