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EU: Data privacy deal with US is 'adequate' but needs improvements

Europe
18.10.2017
By our dpa-correspondent and Europe Online    auf Facebook posten  Auf Twitter posten  
Brussels (dpa) - A data privacy deal between the European Union and the United States provides "an adequate level of protection" but there‘s room for improvement, the European Commission said in its first annual review of the deal published on Wednesday.

The EU and the US agreed on the deal known as Privacy Shield last year, replacing an earlier framework that the EU‘s top court had struck down in 2015 as insufficient after revelations in 2013 of mass spying by US intelligence authorities.

The European Commission said that the current deal, which aims to prevent the indiscriminate collection of Europeans‘ private data via the internet, worked adequately in its first year of operation.

"The US authorities have put in place the necessary structures and procedures to ensure the correct functioning of the Privacy Shield," the commission said.

However, the report noted a number of recommended improvements, including better monitoring by the US of companies‘ compliance, more awareness-raising for EU citizens on how to exercise their rights under the deal and closer cooperation of US and EU agencies to develop guidance on enforcement.

The commission also wants US Congress to enshrine the protections for EU citizens in US law when it reauthorizes the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA).

 

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