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EU official says Ross confirmed commitment to Privacy Shield data pact

March 13, 2017 |
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European Commissioner for the Digital Single Market Andrus Ansip said Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross expressed his commitment to the Privacy Shield framework during a March 9 meeting.

Ross has not publicly indicated his position on Privacy Shield, which sets security requirements for transatlantic data flows, since he was confirmed.

"I welcome the strong commitment of Secretary Ross to keep and develop the Privacy Shield," Ansip, who is also a Commission vice president, said in a March 10 speech at the...

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