Historical Verdict: EU countries can forbid data transfer to the USA

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We’ve just posted the following news: Historical Verdict: EU countries can forbid data transfer to the USA[newsimage]http://static.myce.com//images_posts/2015/10/facebook-privacy-settings-e1314265978299-95x75.png[/newsimage]

The ‘Safe Harbor’ system, used by thousands of companies in the EU to transmit data to the United States, is invalid (link to official verdict: may be difficult to comprehend). That was said by the European Courts earlier today in a historical decision. Because of this ruling, European governments can now forbid companies like Facebook to transfer privacy sensitive date to the United States.

            Read the full article here: [http://www.myce.com/news/historical-verdict-eu-countries-can-forbid-data-transfer-to-the-usa-77505/](http://www.myce.com/news/historical-verdict-eu-countries-can-forbid-data-transfer-to-the-usa-77505/)

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Why must Facebook bring the discussion of “national security” into this topic? Are they that eager to sell our deepest, darkest secrets with US big brother?


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[QUOTE=TSJnachos117;2761729]Why must Facebook bring the discussion of “national security” into this topic? Are they that eager to sell our deepest, darkest secrets with US big brother?[/QUOTE]

With the perverse way things work nowadays I don’t think many people would be surprised if it ultimately turned out that they were getting some sort of secret kickback from this. :rolleyes:

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