Matt Burgess reports:
A new executive order issued by president Donald Trump could have significant implications for the data sharing agreement between the European Union and the United States.
At present, the EU-US Privacy Shield sets out what data can be shared between businesses on both sides of the Atlantic ocean and how that data can be used. It is designed so data protection laws can be upheld between EU’s the member states and the US.
However, one of Trump’s latest executive orders (Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States) has implications for the Privacy Shield.
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