Oct 20, 2016 | Brad Smith | EU-U.S. Privacy Shield|

Microsoft’s plan to avoid a ‘return to the digital dark ages’ in wake of Safe Harbor decision

In a new blog post, Microsoft president and chief legal officer Brad Smith argues that privacy is a human right and the Safe Harbor decision is an opportunity for stronger privacy regulations. Smith also warns that without policy changes, the invalidation could signal "a return to the digital dark ages" by setting the stage for a world where data is segregated by nation:

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Aug 1, 2016 | John Frank | EU-U.S. Privacy Shield

Microsoft signs up for Privacy Shield

Today (1 August 2016), Microsoft signed up for the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield. As one of the first companies, we have submitted our Privacy Shield certification to the U.S. Department of Commerce and we expect it to be approved in the coming days. Going forward, any data which we will transfer from Europe to the United...

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