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November 4, 2015

04 November 2015

EU Commissioner Jourová encourages further progress amidst Safe Harbor fall out

The 37th Annual International Conference of Privacy Commissioners in Amsterdam last week was long planned around the proposals of the transatlantic Privacy Bridges Project for a series of concrete steps to bring the U.S. and EU closer together on privacy.  But, with the CJEU’s Schrems decision blowing up the Safe Harbor bridge not long before the conference, there were many references to Safe Harbor as “the elephant in the room.”  Perhaps aptly, the logo chosen for conference was a drawbridge.

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