Activating the EU-US Privacy Shield: To protect privacy, we need reform, not rebranding

Negotiators in the European Union and the United States have agreed on a stop-gap measure to allow companies to transfer private data overseas. But the “EU-US Privacy Shield” is not likely to withstand legal challenge. To protect privacy, we need reform, not rebranding.

Country: Global

Domains: Privacy

Stakeholder: Government

Tags: Internet, EU-US, data transfer, Privacy Shield, Safe Harbour, reform, privacy

Posted on Friday 5 February 2016

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