U.S. reluctant to change data pact

The United States does not want to change the substance of a data transfer pact agreed in February with the European Commission, a senior official said, after EU privacy watchdogs voiced concerns over elements of the deal.

Last week, the Article 29 Working Party published a non-binding opinion on the framework which called for more reassurances over U.S. surveillance practices and the independence of a new U.S. privacy ombudsman.

Country: Global

Domains: Privacy

Stakeholder: Government

Tags: EU-US, privacy, data transfer, opinion, Article 29 Working Party, Privacy Shield

Posted on Wednesday 20 April 2016

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