Jedidiah Bracy reports:
The U.S. Senate Thursday confirmed three members, including a new chairman, to the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board. The news could be potentially significant for the future of transatlantic data flows as it comes just before the European Commission’s second annual review of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield agreement.
Confirmed by voice vote, and posted to Twitter, the Senate approved Adam Klein as PCLOB’s new chairman for a term expiring Jan. 29, 2024, as well as Edward Felten and Jane Nitze for terms expiring Jan. 29, 2019 and Jan. 29, 2023, respectively.
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