Tag: EU-US Privacy Shield
The EU Commission should strike down the EU-US Privacy Shield. Here’s why.
By terminating the EU-US Privacy Shield, the EU Commission can help protect people’s rights and live up to its status as a global leader on the protection of personal data.
The bad, the good, and the hopeful on surveillance reform
The U.S. Senate passed — and President Trump has signed into law — a bill that will extend and expand invasive surveillance programs like PRISM and Upstream. But we have reason to be hopeful that this fight is not over.
U.S. Congress finally moves on surveillance reform, but it may be too little, too late
Here’s a look at what’s on the table for surveillance reform in the U.S., and how Congress should proceed to protect human rights and global commerce.
Access Now testimony before EESC on “Exchanging and Protecting Personal Data in a Globalized World”
When data travels, protection should travel with it. Easier said than done; in reality legal protections don’t travel with us, let alone our personal data.
How to make an MLAT “safe harbor” safe for users
Any “safe harbor” mechanism for bypassing the MLAT system must entail increasing protections for human rights.
The U.S. has to stop spying without protecting human rights. Fixing Section 702 is a start.
Today more than 30 major companies and organizations joined the effort to reform Section 702 the U.S. FISA Amendments Act (FAA).
French election: What does a Macron presidency mean for human rights?
Our analysis and recommendations as we look ahead to a Macron presidency.
First 100 Days of human rights violations
The first 100 days of the Trump administration have been a disaster for privacy and free expression, with consequences for people all across the globe. Here’s how we’re fighting back.
The state of EU-US data transfer, in a tweet
The Privacy Shield was flawed from the beginning and the recent changes in US law and policy only add insult to injury.
New U.S. plan for responsible business conduct takes baby steps toward digital rights
The U.S. “NAP” addresses human rights issues in the ICT sector, but it doesn’t go far enough.