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Should the privacy shield be subject to further negotiations?

Last week, in Washington DC, took place the annual joint review of the EU-US Privacy Shield Agreement, a review conducted by United States government officials, European Commission representatives and data protection authorities.
As a reminder, the Privacy Shield is an agreement adopted in 2016 between the United States and the

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The STOA study on Mass Surveillance is being presented to the LIBE Committee

23 April 2015 – A report on Mass Surveillance has been presented to MEPs, aiming at raising awareness on data protection and promoting to decision-makers a whole range of instruments that could help improve both security and privacy on that matter. But doubts persist on the proportionality of mass surveillance measures, regarding their impact on citizens’ rights. Mass surveillance is not legal, and might as well not be efficient.

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