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Privacy Shield in jeopardy under Trump

By Waithera Junghae

07 April 2017

Privacy Shield in jeopardy under Trump US and EU flags credit: iStock.com/AndrewLinscott

The European Parliament says it is concerned that a data-sharing pact that allows personal data to be transferred across the Atlantic for business purposes is no longer fit for purpose because US intelligence agencies can access EU citizens’ data without warrants.