Europe struck down its data deal with the U.S. Facebook, other companies are in trouble.

For The Washington Post, CIC Non-Resident Fellow Michael F. Harsch and co-authors wrote about recent European Union court decision regarding data privacy.

"Schrems and other recent decisions suggest the European Court is becoming more sensitive to public opinion and hence emphasizing fundamental rights," they wrote. "In the wake of 9/11, Europeans broadly supported U.S. counterterrorism measures, but over the past decade, Europeans have begun to favor safeguarding fundamental rights over security concerns, and the courts have followed."

Read the full article at The Washington Post here.

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Jul 17, 2020
Michael F. Harsch
Europe