Data talks not started, admits minister as UK faces EU ‘data wall’

By |oktober 26th, 2018|Brexit, Brexit transitional deal, cross-border data flows, data economy, GDPR, News|

Concerns are growing that the UK will face a post-Brexit 'data wall' that will stymie the €272 billion of trade in Europe that relies on data flows.

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Negotiators reach quick agreement on law banning data localisation

By |junij 20th, 2018|Andrus Ansip, Anna Maria Corazza-Bildt, cloud computing, cross-border data flows, data economy, data localisation, GDPR, Google, News|

EU negotiators sealed an agreement that will allow non-personal data to move freely across the bloc and ban national laws that require companies to store data within a country’s borders.

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Protecting the UK’s tech ‘cash cow’ from a hard Brexit

By |februar 14th, 2018|Brexit negotiations, cross-border data flows, data protection, GDPR, News|

If the City of London’s financial district became famous for being the UK’s cash cow, the country's tech sector has become similarly valuable. Digital and tech accounts for 14.5% of all UK service exports, some £30bn in 2016. It is also one of the most vulnerable to a ‘hard Brexit’.

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Ministers sign off on fast-track EU data flow deal

By |december 21st, 2017|big data, cross-border data flows, data analytics, Estonian Presidency, free flow of data, News|

The EU took a step towards finalising a key piece of digital single market law on Wednesday (20 December) after EU diplomats agreed to scrap rules that require data to be stored only in a certain country.

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Estonia seeks deal on data flows to cap tech-focused Council presidency

By |december 15th, 2017|big data, cross-border data flows, data analytics, Estonia, Estonian Presidency, free flow of data, Juri Ratas, News|

Estonia wants to seal an agreement next week between member states that would allow data to move easily across the EU, a priority file that the Baltic country pushed for throughout its six-month role leading legal negotiations.

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Top EU privacy watchdog wants centralised regulator with muscle to police firms

By |december 1st, 2017|cross-border data flows, data protection, European Data Protection Superviser, fake news, GDPR, Giovanni Buttarelli, News, online privacy, uber|

EU lawmakers should create a new, centralised data protection authority to oversee investigations of privacy breaches that affect more than member state in the bloc, Giovanni Buttarelli, the EU’s top privacy watchdog, said in an interview.

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MEPs amp up pressure on Commission over digital trade

By |november 23rd, 2017|cross-border data flows, data transfer, digital trade, dual use goods, free flow of data, free trade agreements, Marietje Schaake, News, privacy shield, safe harbour, trade agreements, Viviane Reding|

MEPs are exerting pressure on the European Commission to draw up rules on data flows in foreign trade agreements, an area where the EU executive has so far not pinned down any tangible policy.

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Big member states are dividing the EU on digital agenda

By |oktober 2nd, 2017|corporate tax, cross-border data flows, data economy, data localisation, data protection, digital summit, Estonia, Estonian Presidency, free flow of data, Krzysztof Szubert, News, OECD, online platforms, Poland, tax policy|

Four countries - Germany, France, Italy and Spain - drafted a paper outlining their priorities ahead of last Friday’s (29 September) digital summit, where heads of state gathered in Estonia. Poland’s Digital Minister Krzysztof Szubert told EURACTIV.com their paper risks dividing EU member states on digital issues.

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Ansip: Free flow of data could raise European salaries

By |september 19th, 2017|Andrus Ansip, cross-border data flows, Digital Single Market, News|

Jobs could be more secure and better paid because of the European Commission's new proposal to guarantee the free flow of data between EU countries, Andrus Ansip said in an interview.

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Privacy Shield: A strong framework for transatlantic digital trade

By |september 18th, 2017|Business Software Alliance, cross-border data flows, data protection, data transfer, EU-US relations, EU-US trade relations, News, online privacy, privacy shield, safe harbour, software, software companies, United States|

The Privacy Shield agreement has already improved data protection and digital trade between the EU and the US in its first year, and that should continue, writes Victoria A. Espinel.

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