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EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Approved For A Year

  • BBC, Wednesday, July 27, 2016 7:45 AM

The new EU-U.S. data-sharing agreement will be able to run for at least a year, European regulators have announced. The Privacy Shield allows companies to transfer personal data from the EU to the United States. EU governments approved the pact earlier this month, but 28 data protection authorities had yet to comment. They have now said they will not challenge the deal for at least a year.

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