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Tech giants are ignoring questions over the legality of their EU-US data transfers

A survey of responses from more than 30 companies to questions about how they’re approaching EU-U.S. data transfers in the wake of a landmark ruling (aka Schrems II) by Europe’s top court in July, which struck down the flagship Privacy Shield over U.S. surveillance overreach, suggests most are doing the equivalent of burying their head in the sand and hoping the legal nightmare goes away.

Responses provided by companies that did respond appear to raise many more questions than they answer — with lots of question-dodging “boilerplate responses” in evidence and/or pointing to existing privacy policies in the hope that will make the questioner go away

Full article: Tech giants are ignoring questions over the legality of their EU-US data transfers | TechCrunch

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