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Europe’s Courts Decide: Does U.S. Spying Violate Europe’s Privacy?

In a long-awaited decision on whether and how Europeans’ private data can be protected from the roving eyes of the NSA, the Irish Commercial High Court this morning declared that “standard contractual clauses” —the procedure that tech companies like Facebook use to try to satisfy European privacy laws—should be reviewed by the European Union’s top court, the Court of Justice (CJEU).

Source: Europe’s Courts Decide: Does U.S. Spying Violate Europe’s Privacy?

Europe’s top court must rule on UK spies’ bulk powers

The oversight court for the UK’s intelligence agencies has said Europe’s top court should rule on the legality of powers that give the country’s spies the ability to collect and interrogate various forms of data in bulk (aka mass surveillance).

Source: Europe’s top court must rule on UK spies’ bulk powers, says tribunal | TechCrunch

Transferring personal data outside the EU: Clarification from the CJEU?

Legal analysis of opinion of Court of Justice of European Union (CJEU) regarding agreement between Canada and the European Union on the transfer and processing of Passenger Name Record data.

Source: EU Law Analysis: Transferring personal data outside the EU: Clarification from the ECJ?

Future role of CJEU for UK courts should be ‘spelled out’ in statute, says top judge

The UK parliament must be “very clear” about the extent to which judges should rely on future decisions of the European courts after Brexit, the country’s top judge has said.

Source: Future role of CJEU for UK courts should be ‘spelled out’ in statute, says top judge

What CJEU decision on PNR means for Privacy Shield and Brexit?

Today, the Court of Justice of the European Union gave its opinion on the proposed agreement between the EU and Canada on the transfer and processing of passenger name record data in Opinion 1-15 . The opinion of the CJEU was that the agreement could not proceed without significant amendment.

Source: CJEU limits transfer of sensitive personal data outside EU; what does that mean for Privacy Shield and Brexit?

European Court Halts Retention and Bulk Transfer of Passenger Data

The top EU Court has struck down an EU-Canada agreement on the processing of airline passenger records. The Passenger Name Record agreement mandated data retention and permitted the bulk transfer of personal data provided by passengers booking a flight.

Source: European Court Halts Retention, Bulk Transfer of Passenger Data

CJEU to hint at Privacy Shield, Brexit’s future next week

The Court of Justice of the European Union will next week give its opinion on “the agreement envisaged between Canada and the European Union on the transfer and processing of Passenger Name Record data”€ in Avis 1-15 . This will be the first occasion since Schrems  that the CJEU has been formally asked to consider transfers of personal data outside the EU.

Source: CJEU to hint at Privacy Shield, Brexit’s future next week

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