JUL 07, 2016 | EUROPEAN UNION
Companies get data transfer safety net — for now
Politico Europe, 7/8/16
By Laurens Cerulus
“This is the first stepping stone to rebuild trust in transatlantic data flows, after months of uncertainty. This recreates trust, it offers some kind of beacon for Europeans for the future,” said Thomas Boué, European director general at BSA|The Software Alliance, which represents major tech players.
Original Posting: http://www.politico.eu/pro/privacy-shield-adoption-eu-countries-national-experts-safe-harbor-data-transfers/ (subscription required)
BSA | The Software Alliance (www.bsa.org) is the leading advocate for the global software industry before governments and in the international marketplace. Its members are among the world’s most innovative companies, creating software solutions that help businesses of all sizes in every part of the economy to modernize and grow.
With headquarters in Washington, DC, and operations in more than 30 countries, BSA pioneers compliance programs that promote legal software use and advocates for public policies that foster technology innovation and drive growth in the digital economy.