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ITI’s Miller urges calm, and an immediate quest for solutions, following EU Court’s ‘Privacy Shield’ decision

By Charlie Mitchell / July 20, 2020

The decision by the European Union’s Court of Justice to invalidate the U.S.-EU “Privacy Shield” was an unwelcome blow to transatlantic data transfers, says Information Technology Industry Council vice president John Miller, but the language of the decision provides for “critical continuity and stability of business operations” that will allow for careful consideration of next steps by stakeholders.

“[A]t the top line, Standard Contractual Clauses remain a valid transfer mechanism under the court’s ruling and the General Data Protection Regulation....

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