ANOTHER "DODGY DEAL": EU-USA: DATA PROTECTION: "UMBRELLA AGREEMENT"

See the full text: Proposal for a COUNCIL DECISION on the signing, on behalf of the European Union, of an Agreement between the United States of America and the European Union on the protection of personal information relating to the prevention, investigation, detection, and prosecution of criminal offenses (pdf) and: Annex (pdf)

And see: Marc Rotenberg President, EPIC Adjunct Professor, Georgetown Law Hearing: "The Judicial Redress Act does not provide adequate protection to permit data transfers and it does not address the many provisions in the Privacy Act that need to be updated."

And: Statewatch Observatory: EU-USA general agreement on data protection and the exchange of personal data

 

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