Safe Harbor ripped and replaced with Privacy Shield in last-minute US-Europe deal

The Intro sounds good, but feels like B.S. “For the first time ever, the United States has given the EU binding assurances that the access of public authorities for national security purposes will be subject to clear limitations, safeguards and oversight mechanisms,” said Europe’s justice commissioner Vera Jourová. “Also for the first time, EU citizens …

TPP Secrecy Again…

“A leak of the intellectual property section of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement has confirmed earlier reports of American lawyers pushing for expanded intellectual-property rights across the 12 countries negotiating.”… Secret US-Pacific trade pact leak exposes power of the copyright lobby • The Register Source: www.theregister.co.uk/2015/08/05/latest_tpp_leak/