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EU data transfers need legal privacy analysis, not just precedent, regulators say

By Matthew Newman
  • 19 Jan 2021 11:12
  • 19 Jan 2021 11:12

EU-based data exporters must rely on a legal analysis, not on their “practical experience,” when assessing whether a foreign country’s surveillance authorities could access EU citizens’ transferred data, the bloc’s data-protection authorities said today.

“Assessing these kinds of subjective factors (likelihood of access) in practice would prove to be very difficult

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