EU Court Adviser Calls Facebook Data Transfer Tools 'Valid'
Law360 (December 19, 2019, 8:43 AM EST) -- An opinion recommending that Europe’s top court leave in place a pair of popular transatlantic data transfer mechanisms while giving regulators broad leeway to block individual exchanges provides a measure of relief for scores of multinationals, although some changes to the way companies use these tools will likely be required.
The contract Facebook and other companies use to transfer data across the Atlantic is legally “valid,” but EU regulators are obligated to halt transfers that impact privacy protections, an adviser to Europe’s top court said Thursday. (AP) In a case being closely watched by multinational companies that move data across the...
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