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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

Could Canada lose its adequacy standing?

The world has changed a lot since the European Commission gave Canada its “adequacy” standing in 2001, determining the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, commonly known as PIPEDA, properly protects personal data transferred from the EU to Canada.

Source: Could Canada lose its adequacy standing?

Why We Need a Transatlantic Charter for Data Security and Mobility

Setting common guidelines for data flows is crucial both to protect the goods and services that already depend on big data and to support the next generation of productivity gains and business opportunities.

Source: https://www.chathamhouse.org/expert/comment/why-we-need-transatlantic-charter-data-security-and-mobility#

Human rights watchdog seeks details on Ireland surveillance data sharing

Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) – leading human rights watchdog – has asked the Irish government and security agencies to release details of how they share intelligence surveillance with other governments.

Source: Human rights watchdog seeks details on foreign surveillance

EU-US Privacy Shield annual review: privacy watchdog could issue separate report

An EU privacy watchdog has said it could issue its own report into the EU-US Privacy Shield following the conclusion of the first annual review into the framework, despite the fact it will be given a chance to feed comments into an official post-review report by the European Commission.

Source: EU-US Privacy Shield annual review: privacy watchdog could issue separate report

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