US is expected to reveal a revamped Privacy Shield next week
Three sources familiar with the matter told POLITICO that the White House is set to issue its long-anticipated executive order on transatlantic data flows next week.
The new Privacy Shield is intended to address European complaints about US surveillance methods, and it may be signed and announc... Read more
Norway calls for Facebook to be fined for illegal data transfers
According to Norway's data protection authority, Facebook owner Meta should be penalized for continuing to transfer Europeans' private data to the United States in contravention of an essential EU court order.
If authorities do not punish the US tech giant, there would be little or no motivation... Read more
‘Facebook and Instagram will likely be unavailable in Europe’
The Irish privacy authority wants to ban data transfers between Meta and the United States. The bill can be implemented in a few months. There's a chance that Instagram and Facebook will no longer be available to European users.
The Irish privacy authority shared the proposal in a letter to all ... Read more
EU-US data transfers will soon be legal, new Privacy Shield under way
The United States and European Union agree on a new framework for legal data transfers between the EU and US.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced that the European Union and United States reached an agreement for legal EU-US data transfers.
The new agreement will be i... Read more
France condemns Analytics: Europe slowly eliminates Google software
The French privacy and data authority (CNIL) is using Google Analytics as an argument to accuse several French sites of privacy violations. In doing so, the CNIL follows the example of Dutch, Norwegian and Austrian authorities.
"Google's measures are not sufficient to exclude the accessibility o... Read more
Meta (Facebook, Instagram) threatens to pull out of Europe
Meta, the parent company of Facebook, is threatening to blackout its social media platforms in Europe if the European Union continues to push EU-US data transfer measures.
According to the social media giant, the processing of user data between countries is essential for service delivery and tar... Read more
‘Data Act tightens conditions for EU-US data transfers even further’
The EU Data Act will require cloud providers like Amazon, Microsoft and Google to stop illegal data transfers between the EU and non-EU. The bill is scheduled to be presented somewhere in the coming month. Reuters shares the news based on a document that -- according to Reuters -- was leaked.
Th... Read more
US and EU Transatlantic data transfer talks continue
Officials from the European Union and the United States are making progress to ensure that Transatlantic data flow continues. The negotiations are important to all companies which operate in the US and EU. Also big tech vendors have to deal with these regulations.
In a report by the Wall Street... Read more
Box Shuttle makes moving data to cloud faster and cheaper
Box announced a new and improved Box Shuttle today, the company’s content migration service. It is designed to aid enterprises to move large amounts of content.
The update allows it to move permissions and metadata too, from legacy systems to the Box Content Cloud. All of this will happen fast... Read more
Ireland orders Facebook to stop transfering European data to the U.S
On Wednesday, Ireland’s Data Protection Commission announced that Facebook should not be sending European data to the U.S. In a recent inquiry by regulators, it is believed that the data transferred to the United States does not protect users from surveillance by American agencies.
If Facebook... Read more