Feb 262016
 
 February 26, 2016  Business

Katie Bo Williams reports:

Germany’s privacy watchdog is preparing to fine three companies for relying on the now-defunct Safe Harbor agreement to handle European Union citizens’ data, according to Fortune.

Two additional firms are also under investigation over their trans-Atlantic data transfers, Fortune reports, citing local media.

The Hamburg data protection authority (DPA) hasn’t released the names of the companies yet, but agency head Johannes Caspar said they were “large international companies.”

Read more on The Hill.

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