Privacy Shield under pressure as lawyers back MEPs’ call for suspension

Civil liberties group visits Washington for four-day data and privacy talks

The US is under increasing pressure over Privacy Shield as an EU lawyers’ association backed MEPs’ calls for a suspension of the deal.

Privacy Shield – which governs trans-Atlantic data flows, making it essential for the day-to-day workings of large numbers of companies – was hurriedly drawn up in summer 2016 after its predecessor, Safe Harbor, collapsed.

Source: Privacy Shield under pressure as lawyers back MEPs’ call for suspension

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