European Court of Justice

Last week, the Vienna Higher Regional Court ruled that most of Max Schrems’ claims against Facebook can proceed, including his claim that Facebook improperly allowed his personal information to be shared with the National Security Agency. So his case can move forward, but the court did not allow him to represent other claimants in a

A lot has happened since the European Court of Justice’s declaration that the EU-US safe harbor framework is invalid (see related post).

First, the Article 29 Working Party, an organization comprised of representatives from each data protection authority in the EU, issued a statement late last week indicating that since transfers relying on safe

Last week, (September 23, 2015), Advocate General Yves Bot (AG), an adviser to Europe’s highest court, issued a nonbinding opinion that the agreement between the EU and the U.S. for data transfers from the EU to the U.S. should be deemed invalid by the European Court of Justice.

The opinion declared that the European Commission’s