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Facebook and others' EU-US data transfers are valid, but Privacy Shield is invalid, EU top court says

By Matthew Newman
  • 16 Jul 2020 03:45
  • 06 Aug 2020 13:05

The mechanism used by Facebook and thousands of other companies to transfer EU citizens’ data to the US has been ruled valid by the EU’s top judges. There is "nothing to affect the validity of that decision" in the EU's Charter of Fundamental Rights, the Court of Justice said today.

But the US-EU

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