Global civil society groups call for suspension of the EU-US Privacy Shield

A coalition of European and global civil society organisations signs a letter asking to suspend the Privacy Shield, the arrangement enabling the transfer of personal data between the US and the EU. These organisations consider that the US do not currently give sufficient safeguards for ensuring the data protection of Europeans. This arrangement is also currently challenged before the European Court of Justice by Digital Rights Ireland and by the Exégètes Amateur 1.

Country: Global

Domains: Privacy

Stakeholder: Civil Society

Tags: EU-US, Privacy Shield, data transfer, data protection, open letter, privacy

Posted on Friday 3 March 2017

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