ECJ opinion backs Facebook over data privacy 'standard contractual clauses'

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Privacy campaigner Max Schrems argues that the US-EU Privacy Shield does not do enough to protect EU citizens' right to privacy
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Privacy campaigner Max Schrems argues that the US-EU Privacy Shield does not do enough to protect EU citizens' right to privacy

Advocate general Henrik Saugmandsgaard Øe backs standard contract clauses, but warns they require ongoing scrutiny

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has backed Facebook over the use of ‘standard contractual clauses' governing transfers of personal data, in a legal opinion published today by ECJ advocate gener...

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