EU watchdogs demand revisions to Safe Harbour replacement

“We believe that we don’t have enough security [or] guarantees in the status of the ombudsperson and in their effective powers to be sure that this is really an independent authority,” said Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin, the chairwoman of the group. So, in other words, the EU doesn’t trust the USA to keep data secure and private… …

Phorm suspends its shares from trading amid funding scrabble

I thought, well hoped, that these guys had gone out of business years ago when Virgin Media / Telewest were threatening to implement their systems without prior permission… The only time I had had to issue a formal notice under the DPA; to stop Virgin processing my data for marketing purposes. Phorm suspends its shares …