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Don't expect 'revolution' in Biden's approach to EU data-transfer talks, EDPS says

By Matthew Newman
  • 19 Nov 2020 10:31
  • 19 Nov 2020 10:31

The EU shouldn’t expect any “revolutionary” changes to how a new US administration approaches talks on trans-Atlantic data transfers, the European Data Protection Supervisor has told MLex, after an EU court struck down the previous accord in July.

“From 2001 until today we have had different administrations in the White

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Matthew Newman

Chief Correspondent

Matthew Newman is a chief correspondent for MLex and writes about data protection, privacy, telecoms, cyber security and artificial intelligence. Matthew began his journalism career in 1991 in community newspapers. He worked as a reporter in Riga, Latvia in 1993 and then moved to Chicago where he covered local news. In 1995, he became a personal finance reporter for Dow Jones Newswires, and was then transferred to Brussels in 1999. He specialized in EU regulatory affairs, including trade and telecom issues. He began covering competition for Bloomberg News as an EU court reporter in 2004. In 2010, he was named spokesman for Viviane Reding, the EU’s justice commissioner. In January 2012, he helped launch the commission’s proposal to overall data protection rules.

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