Safe Harbor Re-launched As the “EU-U.S. Privacy Shield” – but Doubts Are Already Raised That It Will Live to Survive a Battle

By | Technology Law Dispatch | February 3, 2016

After what seemed like sure defeat, an agreement on Safe Harbor has apparently been reached. Dubbed the “EU-U.S. Privacy Shield”, the regime will, subject to approval processes, replace the existing Safe Harbor arrangement which was invalidated 6 October 2015.

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Farewell ‘Safe Harbor,’ Hello ‘Privacy Shield’: Europe and U.S. Agree On New Rules for Transatlantic Data Transfer

Farewell ‘Safe Harbor,’ Hello ‘Privacy Shield’: Europe and U.S. Agree On New Rules for Transatlantic Data Transfer

After intense negotiations, and after the official deadline had passed on Sunday, 31 January 2016, the United States and the European Union have finally agreed on a new set of rules—the “EU-U.S. Privacy Shield”—for data transfers across the Atlantic.

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Legal Developments in Connected Car Arena Provide Glimpse of Privacy and Data Security Regulation in Internet of Things

By | Data Privacy Monitor | February 2, 2016
Legal Developments in Connected Car Arena Provide Glimpse of Privacy and Data Security Regulation in Internet of Things

With the holiday season in the rear view, automobiles equipped with the newest technology connecting carmakers with their vehicles, vehicles with the world around them, and drivers with the consumer marketplace – Connected Cars – have moved from the lots to driveways.

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