Safeharbor

02.09.16
France tells Facebook to stop moving user data overseas
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France tells Facebook to stop moving user data overseas

Privacy regulator feels that the social network should give users more control over their data.

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10.06.15
EU rules that US companies can't freely pull data out of Europe
10.06.15

EU rules that US companies can't freely pull data out of Europe

Europe says no to the "Safe Harbor" agreement that Google, Facebook and others have relied upon for years.

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09.23.15
Europe wants to keep its citizens personal data out of the US
09.23.15

Europe wants to keep its citizens personal data out of the US

It's just an opinion for now, but it could force companies like Facebook to build more data centers across Europe.

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04.23.14
Brazil passes an internet bill of rights enshrining net neutrality and privacy
04.23.14

Brazil passes an internet bill of rights enshrining net neutrality and privacy

While the world has been deciding who governs the internet, Brazil has been busy establishing inte...

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07.06.11
Microsoft's Patriot Act admission has the EU up in arms
07.06.11

Microsoft's Patriot Act admission has the EU up in arms

Last week, Microsoft quietly confirmed that cloud data stored on its European servers can still b...

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01.03.11
Italy rules YouTube and other video sites are like TV stations, are liable for content
01.03.11

Italy rules YouTube and other video sites are like TV stations, are liable for content

Strange policy changes are afoot in Italy, where the government's Communications Authority has...

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02.24.10
Google executives found guilty of violating privacy of student bullied on video
02.24.10

Google executives found guilty of violating privacy of student bullied on video

Hold tight kids, internet privacy laws just got flipped upside down. An Italian judge found three G...

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