European Union: EU and US close to sealing a post-Snowden deal on data sharing

Published August 10, 2015 by godshope1971

When Edward Snowden leaked details about US mass surveillance practices in 2013, it was revealed that American government agencies had not only been monitoring its own people, but had also been spying on European citizens and several heads of state.

Understandably, this got the European Commission pretty riled up. It subsequently demanded a renegotiation of the terms on an agreement dating from 2000 that allows companies to transfer data between the two areas, known as “Safe Harbor”. ∞∞∞∞∞ SEE MORE ∞∞∞∞∞

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