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DEC 19, 2019 | US | EUROPEAN UNION

Future of Sending Europeans’ Data to US Murky After EU Legal Opinion

Axios, December 19, 2019

By Margaret Harding McGill

An adviser to Europe's highest court told its judges Thursday to uphold the contractual terms that Facebook and other companies rely on to transfer billions of dollars worth of data on Europeans. But he said regulators should still force companies to halt transfers under certain circumstances and raised questions about a key US-EU agreement on data flows, adding to the uncertainty surrounding a transatlantic disconnect over online privacy rights.

"We are talking about billions and billions of dollars worth of commerce that relies on that transatlantic data flow," Aaron Cooper, vice president at BSA | The Software Alliance, said ahead of the opinion's release. "It is about every industry sector."

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SOBRE A BSA

A BSA | The Software Alliance (www.bsa.org) é a principal defensora do setor global de software perante governos e no mercado internacional. Seus membros estão entre as empresas mais inovadoras do mundo, criando soluções de software que estimulam a economia e melhoram a vida moderna.

Com sede em Washington, DC e operações em mais de 30 países, a BSA promove programas de conformidade que promovem o uso legal de software e defendem políticas públicas que promovem a inovação tecnológica e o crescimento da economia digital.

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