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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

Irish Court Reviews U.S. Surveillance Developments

The Irish High Court has reviewed recent decisions by the U.S. surveillance court and a federal appeals court for a case on the legality of Facebook’s transfers of personal data from the EU to the United States. EPIC explained that the modifications to the NSA’s “Upstream” program were significant, but emphasized that the scathing rebuke of the NSA’s prior violations and “institutional lack of candor” show that there are not adequate limitations in the US on mass surveillance.

Source: EPIC In Court: Irish Court Reviews U.S. Surveillance Developments

European Privacy Officials Push for Answers on Status of US Privacy

The Article 29 Working Party , an expert group of European privacy officials, is pressing the European Commission to closely evaluate the EU-US Privacy Shield , a framework permitting the flow of European consumers’ personal data to the United States.

Source: European Privacy Officials Push for Answers on Status of U.S. Privacy

GDPR Matchup: The APEC Privacy Framework and Cross-Border Privacy Rules

This article looks at how Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (“APEC”) Cross-Border Privacy Rules system (“CBPR”) matches up against General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”).

The CBPR program is analogous to the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield in that they both provide a means for self-assessment, compliance review, recognition/acceptance and dispute resolution/enforcement.

Source: GDPR Matchup: The APEC Privacy Framework and Cross-Border Privacy Rules

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