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EU moves forward with Privacy Shield despite EDPS warning

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The European Commission has announced it will continue ahead with the EU-US Privacy Shield despite the European Data Protection Supervisor claiming the pact is not robust enough.

EU-US privacy debate continues as EDPS says try again

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On-going efforts to provide clarity and guidance on transatlantic data transmission are unlikely to be seen soon as the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) has outlined concerns over the robustness of the Safe Harbour successor, EU-US Privacy Shield.

Privacy Shield data agreement dismissed as ‘reheated Safe Harbour’

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The new framework for transatlantic data flows proposed by legislators for the European Commission has had a mixed reaction from the cloud industry.

Can Safe Harbour stay afloat?

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Although the slow churning of US and EU authorities negotiating a replacement for Safe Harbour can be heard in the distance, no timeline has yet been set for its implementation.

Skyhigh Networks opens European data centre to resolve Safe Harbour fears

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Cloud security vendor Skyhigh Networks has opened a new data centre in Germany as it moves to strengthen its support of European customers and multi-nationals.

EC calls for Safer Harbour agreement – issues new guidance

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The European Commission has issued new guidance to companies on transatlantic data transfers and has called for a rapid creation of a new framework.

Opinion divided on impact of CISA ruling on Safe Harbour

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The new US Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA), passed in the US Senate on Tuesday, has made it even harder for data sharing between the US and EU, according to critics.

EC/US have three months to find a new Safe Harbour

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The European Commission (EC) and the US are under pressure to come up with a new replacement system for the recently invalidated Safe Harbour agreement.

AWS: examine fine print in data transfer legislation

UK IT professionals claim to be struggling with accurately assessing the risk of storing their confidential data in the cloud

In a week that has seen the European Court of Justice rule that the Safe Harbour agreement on data transfer as invalid, the significance of data transfer legislation in South East Asia has been under discussion at Cloud South East Asia.

Cloud industry shaken by European Safe Harbour ruling

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The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled the Safe Harbour agreement between Europe and the US, which provides blanket permission for data transfer between the two, is invalid.

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