Following on from yesterday’s announcement regarding the political agreement of the EU-US Privacy Shield, to replace the Safe Harbor program, European data protection authorities met today to be briefed on this.
Following the announcement by the European Commission of the newly agreed EU-US Privacy Shield, the missing piece of the jigsaw was the Article 29 Working Party’s stance on the adequacy of the existing mechanisms in place—in particular, standard contractual clauses and binding corporate rules (BCR).
On February 3rd, the Article 29 Working Party, representing Europe’s data protection authorities, published its reaction to the announcement of a new “Privacy Shield” political agreement between the European Commission and the U.S. Government.
The European Court of Human Rights Decides That Accessing an Employee’s Work IM Account Did Not Breach His Privacy Rights
To what extent are the personal communications sent by an employee from their employer’s computer private?
The EU has been on an accelerated transition towards a more climate-friendly energy sector since 2009.
Safe Harbor Re-launched As the “EU-U.S. Privacy Shield” – but Doubts Are Already Raised That It Will Live to Survive a Battle
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.
The President of the European Council Donald Tusk presented his proposals on February 2 for a ‘new settlement of the United Kingdom within the European Union’.
The European Commission has issued a press release that gives an outline of some key changes to the EU-US safe harbor, now dubbed the “Privacy Shield.”
As the second of a series of five, this blog post focuses on the first legislative proposal for European copyright reform: the proposal for a regulation on ensuring the cross-border portability of online content services in the internal market.