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… …

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 …