EU & US close to complete negociation in data protection

The two sides have been negotiating since 2011 over the so-called "umbrella agreement" that would protect personal data exchanged between police and judicial authorities in the course of investigations, as well as between companies and law enforcement authorities.

The European Commission, which leads the negotiations on behalf of the EU, has said that it aims to complete those negotiations before the summer.

Country: EU

Domains: Privacy

Stakeholder: Government

Tags: security, law enforcement, negociations, EU-US, privacy, data protection, umbrella agreement

Posted on Saturday 9 May 2015

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