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What NAFTA negotiations mean for your personal data

Governments can – and increasingly are – using the cloud. But where should the data be physically stored and how should it be transferred? That’s where NAFTA comes into play – because international trade is increasingly about moving data across borders.

Source: NAFTA, Trump and the cloud: What the negotiations mean for your personal data – National | Globalnews.ca

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?

EU privacy watchdog: Privacy shield should be temporary

European privacy watchdogs have received “a few” complaints about the privacy shield data transfer agreement with the United States since it was brokered one year ago, the EU’s top privacy advocate said in an interview.

Source: EU privacy watchdog: Privacy shield should be temporary – EURACTIV.com

House of Commons publishes briefing paper on Brexit and data protection

The House of Commons Library, which aims to provide impartial research and analysis to MPs and their staff, has published a briefing paper on the impact of Brexit on data protection law in the UK.

Source: House of Commons publishes briefing paper on Brexit and data protection | Technology Law Dispatch

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

Privacy Shield: “Deficiencies still remain and must be resolved”

Civil Liberties Committee Chair Claude Moraes during visit in US stressed that “Deficiencies still remain which need to be urgently resolved to ensure that the Privacy Shield doesn’t suffer from critical weaknesses”.

Source: Privacy Shield: “Deficiencies still remain and must be resolved”, says Chair | News | European Parliament

Apple’s Dangerous Market Grab in China

Responding to  to China’s new cybersecurity regulations that require companies keep citizens’ data within the country’s borders Apple is opening a data center there. However, this move could threaten to disrupt the free flow of information over the internet.

Source: Apple’s Dangerous Market Grab in China – NYTimes.com

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