Is the E.U. letting Russia and China abuse Europeans’ privacy?
E.U. data protections are causing a rift between digital civil liberties groups.
On Jul 13, 2016 by Jonathan Keane
Obama tells young Europeans to think about terrorism as privacy, encryption debates rage
'The threat of terrorism is real.'
On Apr 26, 2016 by Eric Geller
Can Switzerland become a safe haven for the world’s data?
Switzerland sits outside the European Union, and that could make all the difference.
On Apr 19, 2016 by Jonathan Keane
U.S. and E.U. release full text of new data-sharing privacy deal
Governments on both continents are optimistic that the deal will pass muster.
On Feb 29, 2016 by Eric Geller
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
Americans are waking up to the importance of online privacy
Americans also endorsed the European view of privacy by a surprisingly large margin.
On Jan 28, 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
European court throws out U.S.–E.U. data-sharing pact over NSA surveillance
This could have major consequences on both sides of the pond.
On Oct 6, 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