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2020-07-16 12:06 EU court strikes down US data sharing deal over protection issues, ‘big blow to data transfers’

EU court strikes down US data sharing deal over protection issues, ‘big blow to data transfers’

European Union’s highest court has struck down a data sharing deal between the Union and the United States, a move which could have huge consequences for the World’s biggest tech companies. The European Court of Justice was ruling on a complaint by Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems against Facebook. The judgement says the protection of data in the US are not high enough to meet European standards. “This is a big blow”, Patrice Navaro, lawyer at Hogan Lovells, tells FRANCE 24.

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