TISA proposes new global rules on data flows and safe harbors

Since the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) was signed and its text released earlier this year, preventing the passage of that agreement through Congress during its upcoming lame duck session has become a top priority. But there's another secretive trade agreement lurking out of sight and out of mind, which is also scheduled for completion this year: the Trade in Services Agreement or TISA, which contains many provisions that are a virtual copy-and-paste out of the TPP's Electronic Commerce chapter.

Country: Global

Domains: Privacy

Stakeholder: Government

Tags: EFF, Trade in Services Agreement (TISA), electronic commerce, safe harbor, data transfers, data flow, privacy, data protection, trade agreement, Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP)

Posted on Tuesday 25 October 2016

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