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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

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

EEA adopts EU-US Privacy Shield

The European Economic Area Joint Committee has formally adopted a decision to incorporate the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield adequacy decision into the EEA Agreement, which recognizes the framework as a valid mechanism to transfer data from EEA member states to the U.S. This will include Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.

Source: EEA adopts EU-US Privacy Shield

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