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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

#1099 Privacy Shield data pact gets European approval
A revised pact governing EU-US data flows has been approved by European governments.

The Privacy Shield agreement replaces the previous accord, called Safe Harbour, that was struck down in October 2015.

Safe Harbour let US companies self-certify that they were doing enough to protect data about Europeans.

The European Court of Justice threw out Safe Harbour after leaks showed data was being spied upon.
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