USA-EU: DATA SURVEILLANCE: US fires warning shot over Europe’s plans for protectionist ‘Schengen cloud’


"But this idea has been shot down in flames by the US Trade Representative in its latest annual report where it states: "Recent proposals from countries within the European Union to create a Europe-only electronic network (dubbed a ‘Schengen cloud’ by advocates) or to create national-only electronic networks could potentially lead to effective exclusion or discrimination against foreign service suppliers that are directly offering network services, or dependent on them.

The USTR report makes clear that the US government regards the ‘Schengen cloud’ argument as a front for naked protectionism by the EU"


See the article: US fires warning shot over Europe’s plans for protectionist ‘Schengen cloud’ (Diginomica, link)

 

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