French supreme court rejects halt to Health Data Hub over breach of EU rules

Monday 26 October 2020 | 14:15 CET | News
French data protection agency Cnil said that the country's supreme court (Conseil d'Etat) has requested additional guarantees from the Health Data Hub platform to limit the risk that personal data could be transferred to the US, stemming from the choice of Microsoft Azure as the platform's cloud infrastructure provider. In its decision, the supreme court dismissed a legal challenge to halt the Health Data Hub altogether, built on the case that reliance on Microsoft breaches the ruling on the Privacy Shield agreement announced by the EU Court of Justice in July.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Microsoft
Countries: France
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