United States, You Have 2 Months to Sort Privacy Shield … or Data Deal is for the Bin – Eurocrats

Extract from Rebecca Hill’s article “United States, you have 2 months to sort Privacy Shield … or data deal is for the bin – Eurocrats”

The Privacy Shield agreement – which governs the flow of personal data between America and Europe – should be suspended if the US doesn’t comply by 1 September, the European Parliament has said.

At the plenary session of the European Parliament today, MEPs voted 303 to 223 in favour of a resolution that criticises the US and the European Commission’s approach to ensuring compliance.

The move ramps up the pressure on the agreement, which is already facing legal challenges, with politicos saying that the commission needs to suspend the deal unless the US sorts its act out.

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