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U.S., EU Data Flow Pact Triggers Debate About Sustaining New ECJ Challenge

March 3, 2016 at 2:11 PM
This week's release of a new U.S.-European Union data protection agreement has triggered a debate among proponents and critics over whether it can withstand a likely European Court Of Justice (ECJ) review to determine if it offers adequate protection to EU citizens' data handled by U.S.-based companies compared to what EU member states provide. Critics charge that the assurances issued in conjunction with the so-called Privacy Shield agreement by U.S. intelligence agencies do not have a sufficient legal basis to...

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