EPIC seeks release of Privacy Shield

EPIC has filed emergency Freedom of Information requests with the US the EU for release of a secret agreement for the transfer of personal data across the Atlantic. A new framework was required by a recent decision of the European Court of Justice. But European and American consumer organizations say the "Privacy Shield" does not provide adequate protection for the transfer of personal data.

Country: Global

Domains: Privacy

Stakeholder: Civil Society

Tags: Internet, Privacy Shield, data transfer, FOIA request, Safe Harbour, fundamental rights, EU-US, ECJ decision, personal data, privacy

Posted on Thursday 4 February 2016

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