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Safe Harbor May Be Controversial in the European Union, But It Is Still the Law

DATA PROTECTION—EU & U.S.

August 29, 2013

Safe Harbor has become a target for retribution in light of revelations about the National Security Agency's PRISM program. It has come under fire from Rapporteur Jan Albrecht and the Article 29 Working Party, among others. While various officials have promised reviews and improvements to the framework, none have yet been released. In this exclusive for The Privacy Advisor, Damon Greer, who directed the EU-U.S. and Swiss Safe Harbor frameworks from 2006-2011, discusses Safe Harbor's fate.
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