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EU High Court To Decide If Facebook Can Safegaurd Europeans' Data

jfruh (300774) writes | about 2 months ago

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jfruh (300774) writes "Under European laws, personal data of EU citizens can't be transferred to countries that don't meet EU standards for data protection. The US doesn't meet those standards, but American companies have worked around this by using EU standards for the data of European citizens, even that data stored on servers outside of Europe. Now the EU's highest court will decide if this workaround is good enough — especially in light of revelations of the NSA's Prism data-mining program."

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