date icon June 6, 2018

EU Negotiating Proposal on Cross-border Data Flows in Trade Agreements

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IA joined tech groups to call on the EU to change its proposal for negotiating provisions on cross-border data flows in trade agreements. The European Council is currently reviewing a proposal made earlier this year by the European Commission. IA believes that the EU’s proposed exception for privacy and data protection is unnecessarily broad and would allow third countries to impose unwarranted restrictions on data flows that do not improve privacy and data protection.

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