EU court adviser: data-share deal with US is invalid


  • TECH Premium
  • Wednesday, 23 Sep 2015

What now?: Yves Bot's ruling that the Safe Harbour agreement did not do enough to protect EU citizens' private data when it reached the US leaves tech companies like Google, Facebook and the like in uncertain waters.

BRUSSELS: A deal easing the transfer of data between the United States and the EU is invalid, an adviser to the European Union's top court said, dealing a blow to a system used by Facebook, Google and thousands of other companies. 

The Safe Harbour agreement did not do enough to protect EU citizen's private information when it reached the United States, Yves Bot, Advocate General at the European Court of Justice (ECJ), said. 

Article type: metered
User access status: 3
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights
   

Next In Tech News

Smart objects: can magnetic waves serve as battery alternatives? Premium
Argentine fintech 'unicorn' Uala launches in Colombia amid Latam push Premium
Saudi launches group to develop eSports Premium
SoftBank COO Marcelo Claure to step down after dispute over compensation -source Premium
Crypto giant Binance hopes Russia will help regional growth Premium
New EV owners resist gasoline cars, survey shows Premium
Facebook wins conditional EU antitrust nod for Kustomer deal Premium
WhatsApp has until end of Feb to clarify privacy policy change, EU says Premium
Crypto tax firm CoinTracker raises $100 million for expansion Premium
Crypto firm Fireblocks raises $550 million, company valued at $8 billion Premium

Others Also Read


Vouchers