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Albrecht Weighs In Following Reding-Holder Chat

PRIVACY LAW—EU & U.S.

November 20, 2013

After EU Justice Minister Viviane Reding was making positive noises about a deal with the U.S. on law enforcement access to data, MEP Jan Philip Albrecht told IDG News Service that there is a line in the sand the EU Parliament will not cross: “If a U.S. citizen has a problem with how his data has been treated in the EU, he can take it up with an EU court. We just want the same rights in the U.S. This should be possible. It would be very easy to fast-track change in the U.S.’s privacy act and simply add text to include EU citizens.”
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