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Europe’s top court strikes down flagship EU-US data transfer mechanism

A highly anticipated ruling by Europe’s top court has just landed — striking down a flagship EU-US data flows arrangement called Privacy Shield. “The Court of Justice invalidates Decision 2016/1250… »

Divesting from one facial recognition startup, Microsoft ends outside investments in the tech

Microsoft is pulling out of an investment in an Israeli facial recognition technology developer as part of a broader policy shift to halt any minority investments in facial recognition startups,… »

How US national security agencies hold the internet hostage

Team Telecom, a shadowy US national security unit tasked with protecting America’s telecommunications systems, is delaying plans by Google, Facebook and other tech companies for the next generation of international… »

EU-US Privacy Shield legal showdown now set for July 9

A legal challenge to a data transfer mechanism that’s used by thousands of companies to authorize taking European citizens’ personal data to the US for processing has been delayed. As… »

Britain offers EU fishing concession as part of Brexit sweetener

Exclusive: Three-year transition period for European fishing fleets among proposals in negotiating paper Britain has offered a three-year transition period for European fishing fleets to allow them to prepare for… »




Britain offers EU fishing concession as part of Brexit sweetener

Exclusive: Three-year transition period for European fishing fleets among proposals in negotiating paper Britain has offered a three-year transition period for European fishing fleets to allow them to prepare for… »