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Privacy

The end of the EU-US Privacy Shield scheme – One aspect of a larger problem with ‘sensitive data’ transfer between the UK and the EU

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has just rendered the EU-USA Privacy Shield invalid. This is what allows EU members to move data to the USA without worrying about GDPR. How are UK companies going to navigate this monumental shift when the transition out of the EU concludes at the end of 2020? Bloor Practice Lead David Norfolk provides some potential avenues.

A Faustian Bargain Involving Privacy, Pandemic and a Functioning Economy

Privacy may be at stake as the rise of apps in South Korea and China allow citizens and the government, respectively, to determine the COVID-19 status and risk profiles of individuals. Expert Contributor Kevin Benedict compares this to a “Faustian Bargain” – a sort of trade-off that people make to secure the functioning of our societies.

Towards a new model of data ownership?

The current business paradigm, structured by big tech firms over a decade ago by which individuals willingly provide their personal information in exchange for a service may be reaching crisis point.

GDPR: Where are we now? And what happens next?

Quite a lot will now go down to the regulator’s appetite. If they are inconsistent, too heavy-handed or too lenient, focus only on the GAFA, or pick the wrong battles with small firms, they will dilute the act, endanger their credibility and lose momentum.

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