4th Jun 2023


Biden signs executive order for EU-US data transfers

US president Joe Biden on signed Friday an executive order to protect personal data transfers between the EU and the US — in response to the European court's concerns regarding surveillance. In 2020, the European Court of Justice ruled that the so-called Privacy Shield was invalid because it failed to protect Europeans' personal data. Its predecessor, the "Safe Harbour" agreement, was also turned down by the court in 2015.

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