Privacy Shield Struck Down

Max Schrems has become quite the thorn in the side of United States business, and it’s just gotten worse. The European Court of Justice today struck down the EU-US Privacy shield, one of the two primary methods by which European companies can transfer personal information of EU citizens to the United States. Otherwise, under Europe’sContinue reading “Privacy Shield Struck Down”

Do I really have to worry about the new European privacy rules?

Is it finally time to pay attention to European efforts to regulate privacy? At least according to pwc, the answer is yes. Let’s face it – many Europeans regarded the former “Safe Harbor” as a loophole big enough to drive a truck through, and many US companies quietly agreed by effectively ignoring it. The GDPRContinue reading “Do I really have to worry about the new European privacy rules?”