EU seeks ‘concrete’ improvements to Privacy Shield, as advocacy group calls the accord a ‘big mistake’

By |oktober 23rd, 2019|data protection, EU-US privacy shield, News, Privacy, privacy shield, Věra Jourová|

The European Commission has called for a number of 'concrete steps' to be made in order to improve the EU's data transfer accord with the US, the Privacy Shield. Meanwhile, data protection groups came out in criticism of the agreement itself, calling f...

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Digital Brief: Johnson’s Huawei conundrum

By |julij 25th, 2019|Boris Johnson, Digital Brief, EU-US privacy shield, Gavin Williamson, GDPR, Huawei, News, Nicky Morgan, Ren Zhengfei, The Digital Brief, Věra Jourová|

As the UK's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson gets settled into 10 Downing Street, questions are starting to abound as to the UK's position on Chinese tech giant Huawei.

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Trump’s privacy ombudsman nomination ‘is not a concession’, says EU

By |januar 25th, 2019|EU-US privacy shield, Giovanni Buttarelli, News, privacy shield, Věra Jourová|

The EU's Data Protection Supervisor, Giovanni Buttarelli, responded on Thursday (24 January) to US President Trump's recent nomination of an ombudsperson to oversee the EU-US privacy shield agreement, saying that the announcement came "later than expected."   

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Privacy shield review: EU renews calls for permanent ombudsperson

By |december 19th, 2018|Ansip, data protection, EU-US privacy shield, Jourova, News, privacy shield|

The European Commission has put pressure on US authorities to nominate a permanent ombudsperson for its data protection agreement with the US, with Justice Commissioner  Věra Jourová saying that her “patience is coming to an end” on the issue. Responding...

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US taking privacy shield deal seriously, EU officials say

By |oktober 19th, 2018|data protection, EU-US privacy shield, GDPR, News, privacy shield, Věra Jourová, Wilbur Ross|

The US is making a number of steps in the right direction in order to fall in line with the EU-US privacy shield agreement, EU officials said on Thursday (18 October). The comments came as the Commission entered the first round of talks for the second annual review of the pact. 

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EU-US Privacy Shield review: Jourová to meet US secretary amid compliance concerns

By |oktober 17th, 2018|data protection, EU-US privacy shield, GDPR, General Data Protection Regulation, News, privacy shield, Věra Jourová|

The EU's Justice Commissioner Věra Jourová will sit down with US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on Thursday (18 October), as they launch a review of the EU-US privacy shield, while certain EU MEPs remain unconvinced by the agreement.

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US ‘fully compliant’ with EU privacy shield, ambassador reveals

By |oktober 4th, 2018|data protection, data regulation, EU-US privacy shield, News, privacy shield, Věra Jourová|

US ambassador to the EU Gordon Snodland revealed in a heated exchange during a private meeting with European journalists on Wednesday (3 September) that the US is abiding by EU data protection rules and has employed an ombudsman to monitor complaints i...

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Data agreement: EU jumps into bed with Japan as tensions rise over US privacy shield

By |september 5th, 2018|data protection, EU, EU-Japan, EU-US privacy shield, GDPR, News, Privacy, Věra Jourová|

The EU will look to ensure the safe transmission of data between the bloc and Japan, Justice Commissioner Věra Jourová said on Wednesday (5 September). The announcement comes at a time the EU's other big data transmission agreement, the EU-US privacy shield, faces harsh criticism.

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EU Elections 2019: Data protection a priority for next parliament, forecast shows

By |september 3rd, 2018|Cambridge Analytica, Claude Moraes, data protection, data regulation, ePrivacy, EU-US privacy shield, European Union, GDPR, News|

The next European Parliament is likely to offer citizens better protection of their data, according to a study conducted by a leading European think tank. At the same time, concerns are growing about the adequacy of an EU-US deal on exchanging personal...

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