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27 U.S., EU Rights Groups Say Privacy Shield Must Be Renegotiated

March 20, 2016 at 8:00 PM
Over two dozen digital rights and civil liberties groups have called on European Union officials to renegotiate the so-called Privacy Shield framework for transatlantic data flows agreed to by the EU and U.S. last month, alleging it does not remedy standards cited by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) when it invalidated the Privacy Shield's predecessor -- the Safe Harbor agreement -- last October. In addition to failing to meet the bar set by the ECJ, the 27 groups signing...

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