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July 27, 2021

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Commerce official: U.S.-EU Privacy Shield successor a key Biden administration priority

By Madeline Halpert / July 21, 2021

The Biden administration is hoping to deliver a successor to the Privacy Shield framework “as quickly as possible” and views the agreement as “a matter of priority,” according to Alex Greenstein, the director of Privacy Shield negotiations at the Commerce Department.

A follow-on agreement has strong support among both European and U.S. leaders, Greenstein said during an Information Technology and Innovation Foundation event on Tuesday. The event was held to discuss a recent report from ITIF that found the number...

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