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).
Three facts about US surveillance the European Commission gets wrong in Privacy Shield
In issuing the Privacy Shield data-transfer agreement, the European Commission has made critical errors when it comes to United States surveillance laws and practices.
EU-US Privacy Shield only shields from protecting privacy
The E.U.-U.S. Privacy Shield is supposed to replace the “Safe Harbor” data-transfer agreement that was invalidated by the Court of Justice of the European Union. Yet a newly released draft of the agreement shows it has the same fundamental flaws — and includes a carve-out for mass data collection.
Activating the EU-US Privacy Shield: To protect privacy, we need reform, not rebranding
Negotiators in the European Union and the United States have agreed on a stop-gap measure to allow companies to transfer private data overseas. But the “EU-US Privacy Shield” is not likely to withstand legal challenge. To protect privacy, we need reform, not rebranding.
E.U. and U.S. reach deal on new Safe Harbor data-transfer arrangement
The European Commission has announced a new agreement to allow companies like Facebook to transfer users’ data between the E.U. and U.S. It’s not clear whether this “E.U.-U.S. Privacy Shield” — formerly the “Safe Harbor” agreement — will protect privacy and withstand legal scrutiny or challenge.
Negotiations continue on E.U.-U.S. “Safe Harbor” data transfer agreement
Talks continue in the effort to forge a new E.U.-U.S. “Safe Harbor” data-transfer agreement. Regardless of how long it takes, robust legal reform is needed before a new agreement can be reached that could resist legal challenge.
Access Now, EDRi on data protection: “No Safe Harbour 2.0 without reform on both sides of the Atlantic”
The “Schrems” ruling in Europe invalidated the EU-US “Safe Harbour” agreement that allowed companies like Facebook to transfer data overseas. Here’s how the law needs change before a new agreement can be reached that would resist legal challenge.
U.S. Congress begins responding to a post “Safe Harbor” world
Much of the world’s digital economy relies on the free flow of data. So when a European court recently struck down an agreement known as “Safe Harbor,” which authorized data transfers between the United States and Europe, it sent shock waves across the Atlantic. Now companies and even governments are trying to figure out what to do.
CJEU declares Safe Harbour invalid
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled in the Schrems case, finding that the Safe Harbour mechanism is invalid. Safe Harbour is a transatlantic data transfer mechanism enabling US companies to send data collected in the EU to the US.
EU Advocate General considers (un)Safe Harbor invalid, makes way for comprehensive review
Today Yves Bot, Advocate General of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), released his opinion in the EU-US Safe Harbor case, which addresses a controversial transatlantic data sharing agreement.