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Statement on the EU Commission Adoption of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield

Washington, DC – Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement on the EU Commission Adoption of the EU-US Privacy Shield:

“The Internet industry¬†welcomes the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield. The Privacy Shield represents a positive outcome and a win for consumers, innovation, and growth both here and in the EU. We commend the U.S. government and the European Commission for taking the necessary steps to ensure information and data will continue to flow freely across the Atlantic and give businesses – large and small – legal certainty as they engage in digital trade between the U.S. and EU.”