Civil Liberties MEPs want EU-US Privacy Shield suspended by September

By |junij 12th, 2018|Axel Voss, Claude Moraes, data protection, data transfer, data-sharing, EU-US relations, News, online privacy, privacy shield, safe harbour, Sophie in 't Veld, Věra Jourová|

MEPs in the European Parliament’s powerful Civil Liberties Committee (LIBE) want the European Commission to suspend its Privacy Shield agreement with the United States unless the Trump administration introduces data protection safeguards by 1 September, in a move that comes amid mounting transatlantic political tensions.

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Falque-Pierrotin leaves top EU post before dawn of ‘new era’ for privacy

By |februar 8th, 2018|data protection, data protection regulation, data transfer, Facebook, Google, Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin, News, online privacy, privacy shield, safe harbour, uber|

EU regulators have forced companies to comply with the bloc's strict data protection rules. But in 2014, tech giants were ignorant about Europe’s high privacy standards and thought "the world is uniform", Isabelle-Falque Pierrotin told EURACTIV.com in an interview.

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Tech industry slams data watchdogs over damning privacy shield report

By |december 6th, 2017|Cecilia Bonefeld-Dahl, data privacy, data protection, EU-US relations, EU-US trade relations, News, privacy shield, safe harbour|

A major technology industry association has lashed out at national data protection regulators for a critical report on the EU’s privacy shield data agreement with the United States.

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Privacy crusader Schrems starts NGO to bring more tech firms to court

By |november 29th, 2017|consumer rights, data privacy, data protection, data transfer, European Court of Justice, Facebook, GDPR, Jan Philipp Albrecht, Max Schrems, News, safe harbour|

The Austrian lawyer whose lawsuit toppled the infamous safe harbour data sharing agreement with the United States has set up an NGO focused on bringing more privacy cases to court.

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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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Jourova ‘reassured’ about US commitment to privacy shield

By |september 19th, 2017|data privacy, data protection, Donald Trump, EU-US relations, EU-US trade relations, Max Schrems, News, privacy shield, safe harbour, Věra Jourová, Wilbur Ross|

EU Justice Commissioner Věra Jourová said she was relieved that US President Trump's “America first” policy will not shatter the EU-US privacy shield agreement on transatlantic data transfers, after a bilateral review process of the one-year-old deal opened in Washington on Monday (18 September).

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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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EU court’s blow to Canada deal marks new hurdle for data laws

By |julij 26th, 2017|cross-border data flows, data privacy, data protection, Julian King, News, passenger name record, PNR, privacy shield, safe harbour, Sophie in 't Veld|

An EU data sharing agreement with Canada is illegal because it violates privacy rights, the European Court of Justice said Wednesday (26 July), marking a new legal blow to the bloc's data deals.

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MEPs want Commission to toughen up Privacy Shield under Trump

By |april 6th, 2017|data protection, Donald Trump, EU-US relations, News, online privacy, privacy shield, safe harbour, Věra Jourová|

The European Parliament wants the European Commission to 'Trump-proof' the Privacy Shield data sharing agreement between the EU and the United States after the new US administration threatened to roll back some privacy safeguards.

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