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EU, US near deal on new 'safe harbour' terms

Tuesday 27 October 2015 | 09:14 CET | News
The European Union has reached an agreement in principle with the US on strengthening the 'safe harbour' agreement on the transfer of personal data to the US. The announcement was made by Vera Jourova, the European Commssioner for Justice, who was addressing the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs in the European Parliament on the consequences of the recent ruling by the EU Court of Justice striking down the previous designation of the US as a safe harbour. Jourová said the European Commission will release soon a communication outlining the consequences of the ruling for

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