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Post-Brexit Britain’s dance-off with EU privacy standards in the context of EU-US relations

On Dec 18, 2020
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Continuing our series on the geopolitics of #dataregulation, @IvanaBartoletti explores how Britain can assert itself as a global player while diverging from EU standards, at a time when privacy, competition and data protection are finding global alignment: https://t.co/UvhmEVuzQH
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When privacy protections are aligning at a global level, how will the UK reconcile data protection and digital protectionism?

On Dec 18, 2020
@AdaLovelaceInst shared
Continuing our series on the geopolitics of #dataregulation, @IvanaBartoletti explores how Britain can assert itself as a global player while diverging from EU standards, at a time when privacy, competition and data protection are finding global alignment: https://t.co/UvhmEVuzQH
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Post-Brexit Britain’s dance-off with EU privacy standards in the context of EU-US relations

Post-Brexit Britain’s dance-off with EU privacy standards in the context of EU-US relations

When privacy protections are aligning at a global level, how will the UK reconcile data protection and digital protectionism?

How UK enterprises might protect EU citizen data post-Brexit

How UK enterprises might protect EU citizen data post-Brexit

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European Court Drops 'Privacy Shield' Over US Surveillance

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European court strikes down EU-US Privacy Shield user data exchange agreement as invalid

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Schrems II, from Snowden to China: Toward a new alignment on transatlantic data protection

When the Court of Justice announced the judgment in Schrems I, commentators described the outcome as an

CJEU Judgment - First Statement

CJEU Judgment - First Statement

Here you can find the first reaction to the CJEU case on EU-US data transfers.

How to Handle EU Data Without the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework

How to Handle EU Data Without the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework

On July 16, 2020, the European Court of Justice invalidated the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework, erasing the data protection measures that had previously allowed a United States business to ...

The Schrems II decision: Implications and challenges for Canada

The Schrems II decision: Implications and challenges for Canada

The world is processing the massive implications of today’s decision from the European Court of Justice in response to the complaints by Max Schrems of None of Your Business, and longterm ...

New Zealand's privacy law revamp to come under scrutiny in EU

New Zealand's privacy law revamp to come under scrutiny in EU

But the revamp will face scrutiny in the EU, where the island country will be one of the 11 jurisdictions facing a review of the bloc's adequacy decisions relating to national privacy ...

Top 10 Privacy Law Developments of the Decade 2010-2019

Top 10 Privacy Law Developments of the Decade 2010-2019

Professor Daniel Solove lists his choices for the top 10 most notable privacy law developments of the past decade (2010-2019).

Facebook gets leave to appeal to Ireland’s Supreme Court after failing to block data transfer referral to CJEU – TechCrunch

Facebook gets leave to appeal to Ireland’s Supreme Court after failing to block data transfer referral to CJEU – TechCrunch

Facebook has been given the go ahead to appeal to Ireland’s Supreme Court against an earlier High Court decision to refer key questions relating to the validity of EU-US data flows to ...

More legal uncertainty for Privacy Shield ahead of crux ruling by Europe’s top court

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Facebook tried to block the referral but today an influential advisor to Europe’s top court has issued a legal opinion that could have major implications for the future of the EU-US Privacy ...

The Implications of the EU's Decision to Shoot Down US Privacy Shield

The Implications of the EU's Decision to Shoot Down US Privacy Shield

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If you’re relying on the Privacy Shield for safe data transfer, it might be time to begin looking for a Plan B.

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Max Schrems, chairperson of noyb, has directed his organization to file over 100 privacy complaints against major businesses engaging in data transfers with the US.

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The Court of Justice of the European Union has demolished the fragile legal peace that has prevailed on transatlantic data transfers.