EU Safe Harbour agrement

The European Court of Justice has ruled that the EU Safe Harbour agreement allowed American tech companies such as Facebook to transfer users’ data from the EU to the US is now invalid, .

The court said the transfer of data could be suspended because the US “… does not afford an adequate level of protection”.

EU data protection laws are among the toughest in the world and forbid the data of EU citizens to be exported to countries outside the EU without adequate levels of protection.

 

The European Court of Justice has ruled that the EU Safe Harbour agreement allowed American tech companies such as Facebook to transfer users’ data from the EU to the US is now invalid, .

The court said the transfer of data could be suspended because the US “… does not afford an adequate level of protection”.

EU data protection laws are among the toughest in the world and forbid the data of EU citizens to be exported to countries outside the EU without adequate levels of protection.

 

Why does Safe Harbour ruling threaten Facebook data transfers? BBC News

Published on Oct 6, 2015 “BBC News”
The EU’s top court rules that a data transfer pact with the US did not do enough to protect people’s privacy, causing problems for Facebook. Rory Cellan-Jones explains why.

 

EU Strikes Blow Against Facebook, Data Transfers

Published on Oct 6, 2015 “RT America”
The European Court of Justice ? the EU’s highest ? ruled a 15-year-old agreement between American technology companies handling European data to be invalid, which might be a major blow to companies from ranging from Amazon to Facebook. “Boom Bust” correspondent Bianca Facchinei has more details on the decision.

 

Safe Harbor has been ruled INVALID!

Published on Oct 6, 2015 “Zettabox”
The European Court of Justice has ruled Safe Harbor as INVALID. What should your company do now with its data?

 

Published on Oct 6, 2015 “Associated Press”
The European Union’s highest court struck a blow against Facebook and other web companies by ruling that a long-running pact allowing the free transfer of data to the US was invalid as it does not adequately protect consumers. (Oct. 6)

 

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