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Safe Harbor – Forecast not good

By 1st February 2016 No Comments

The negotiations on Safe Harbor replacement have ended. It appears (unsurprisingly) that no deal has been reached. Key gaps remained in relation to the fundamental issues that were raised in the Schrems case: oversight of mass surveillance to ensure necessity and proportionality and the availability of legal redress in the US for EU citizens for processing of data.

Max Schrems sums up the key sticking point: