Data watchdog rejects EU-US Privacy Shield pact

The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) has said a data transfer pact between the EU and US needs “significant improvements”.The EU-US Privacy Shield agreement was supposed to safeguard EU citizens’ personal information when stored in the US.The agreement was designed to replace the Safe Harbour pact, which the EU Court of Justice ruled invalid in 2015.But the EDPS Giovanni Buttarelli warned Privacy Shield was “not robust enough”.
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