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Saturday, January 23, 2016

Will Safe Harbour closure close the internet?

The biggest threat internet has ever seen is related to a sentence of the European Court of Justice, its consequences could block the data flow between countries closing internet into “areas”. Last October, the European Court of Justice struck down the Safe Harbor agreement, a 15­ year old transatlantic arrangement that permitted U.S. companies to transfer data, such as people’s Google search histories, outside the EU. In invalidating the agreement, the ECJ found that the blurry relationship between private-sector data collection and national security in the United States violates the privacy rights of EU citizens whose data travel overseas. Basically...

from The Puchi Herald Magazine