Legal: Prism

  • EU-US Privacy Shield Announced To Replace Safe Harbor Privacy Deal

    … A few months ago, the US-EU Safe Harbor deal became invalid and data privacy for US companies hosting data for EU customers got a lot more complicated. Yesterday, the European Commission announced they have reached a new deal named the EU-US Privacy Shield. The EU-US Privacy Shield is a complete revamp of the old Safe Harbor, in fact, they said…

    Barry Schwartz/ Marketing Land- 8 readers -
  • Microsoft To Build German Data Centers To Address US Govt “Spying”

    … prevents European data from being sent to the US. The Financial Times now reports that Microsoft will set up German data centers outside the reach (presumably) of the US legal and intelligence apparatus. The move complies with the European Court of Justice’s new mandate and concerns about exposing European citizens’ data to privacy breaches…

    Greg Sterling/ Marketing Land- 7 readers -
  • Safe Harbor Overthrow Creates New Data Purgatory For US, EU Companies

    … The SIINDA conference in Prague I attended concluded with a panel of European publishers and lawyers discussing a range of legal and regulatory issues now facing companies operating in Europe: taxation, competition but mostly the defeat of the current Safe Harbor data transfer agreement. On the panel were, Andriani Ferti, attorney, Clifford…

    Greg Sterling/ Marketing Land- 13 readers -
  • To Start Serving Pages Over SSL As Anti-Surveillance Measure

    … Automattic, the company that created and owns the WordPress publishing platform, is joining the battle against government surveillance. The company announced today that it'll begin serving pages on all of its subdomains only over SSL by the end of 2014. In the face of intrusive surveillance, we believe that everyone in the tech…

    Matt Mcgee/ Marketing Land- 14 readers -
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