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EDPS warns Privacy Shield susceptible to legal challenge

Tuesday 31 May 2016 | 09:10 CET | News
The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) has warned the proposed Privacy Shield on data transfers from EU to the US is susceptible to legal challenges in its current form. In an opinion on the proposal, the EU's top privacy official Giovanni Buttarelli said "significant improvements" are needed and he tried to offer some "practical solutions" to addressing the concerns about the Privacy Shield. In April already, the Article 29 Working Party, made up of national privacy regulators, said in its opinion that the Privacy Shield faced a number of problems, in particular not protecting EU

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