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EU gives US 3-month ultimatum to agree data-privacy deal

“Citizens need robust safeguards to ensure their fundamental rights are protected,” EU Justice Commissioner Vera Jourova said

6th November, 2015
The EU set a three-month deadline to clinch a new trans-Atlantic deal

The European Union set a three-month deadline to clinch a new trans-Atlantic deal on data-transfers after the bloc’s top court struck down a 15-year-old pact that risked giving American spies unfettered access to EU citizens’ private details.

“We need an agreement with our US partners in the next three months,” Andrus Ansip, the European Commission vice-president for digital issues, said. “The commission has been asked to take swift action: this is what...

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