Assessment of the Adequacy of US Surveillance Laws and Practices for the Purposes of EU Law

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Ms. Vu011bra Jourová Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality European Commission


26/07/2017 – Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International write to urge the European Commission to re-evaluate its Implementing Decision 2016/1250 on the adequacy of the protection provided by the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield on the basis that the United States of America (United States) does not ensure a level of fundamental rights protection regarding the processing of personal data that is essentially equivalent to that guaranteed within the European Union (EU).