"Safe Harbour" declared invalid by the European Court of Justice - File transfer to the USA an issue!

2015-05

The European Court of Justice declared their verdict on 6/10/2015 in the case of Schrems against Facebook. The personal data of European internet users is not, in the European Court of Justice’s view, sufficiently protected from being accessed by the authorities in the USA. The agreement regarding simplified data sharing and transfer to the USA ("Safe Harbour”) has, for this reason, now been declared invalid.

Full Article in German

Authors

Picture of Johannes Juranek
Johannes Juranek
Partner