Facebook gave a search engine access to millions of users’ profile data before 2010
Facebook has a long history of sharing user data.
On Mar 29, 2018 by Christina Bonnington
U.S. and E.U. reach new data-sharing deal after rift over mass surveillance
The second version of the 'Safe Harbor' deal will likely end up in court, just like its predecessor.
On Feb 2, 2016 by Eric Geller
U.S., E.U. negotiators still split over major data-sharing deal for businesses
The man whose lawsuit overturned the old deal on privacy grounds says he's not sure how this ends.
On Jan 25, 2016 by Eric Geller
U.S.–E.U. data-sharing deal can be suspended at any time over spying concerns
If the U.S. government is concerned about this provision, it hasn't said so yet.
On Dec 10, 2015 by Eric Geller
House passes bill expanding foreigners’ data-privacy rights
'Trust is easily lost and hard to rebuild.'
On Oct 20, 2015 by Aaron Sankin
After U.S.–E.U. data-sharing deal crumbles, a new push for greater privacy
But will negotiators hear their concerns?
On Oct 7, 2015 by Eric Geller
U.S. urges E.U. court to keep data-sharing agreement, despite NSA concerns
The international fallout from Edward Snowden's NSA revelations continues.
On Sep 29, 2015 by Eric Geller
U.S.-E.U. data-sharing agreement in trouble after NSA surveillance disclosures
The court's impending ruling could dramatically change how Facebook, Apple, and other companies do business in Europe.
On Sep 23, 2015 by Eric Geller