EU to US: Undoing Broadband Privacy Signals U.S. Is Not Serious About Privacy Protections

April 12, 2017 Broadband Privacy , International , Net Neutrality , Privacy Shield , Safe Harbor

Last week, the European Parliament (EP) passed a resolution manifesting concern over the EU-US Privacy Shield, a legal scheme that allows American companies to transfer personal data from the European Union to the United States. In a nutshell, the EP is worried that the U.S. government doesn’t take privacy protection seriously, and the Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) make explicit reference to, among other things, the Trump administration’s undoing of the Federal Communication Commission’s broadband privacy rules.

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