EU watchdogs demand revisions to Safe Harbour replacement

A panel of EU privacy watchdogs has demanded changes to a pact meant to govern cross-Atlantic data transfers.The group urged the US and European Commission to revise and clarify several points in the proposed Privacy Shield agreement in order to safeguard EU citizens’ personal information.The Privacy Shield is meant to replace an earlier data transfer pact called Safe Harbour.
http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-36036531Also see:EU privacy regulators: Commission ‘could do better’ on Privacy Shield [IDG]
The Privacy Shield trans-Atlantic data transfer arrangement is better than its predecessor, Safe Harbor, but still not good enough, European Union data protection authorities said Wednesday.
http://www.pcworld.com/article/3055874/privacy-regulators-commission-could-do-better-on-privacy-shield.html

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