White Paper:

Privacy Shield:

What It Is and Why You Should Care



If the European courts strike down a key program for enabling transatlantic data flows, Congress may have to act in order to ensure continued digital trade between the US and EU. This document briefly outlines the main issues at stake with Privacy Shield including:

  • Why is Privacy Shield important to the economy?
  • What are potential threats to Privacy Shield and what is at stake?
  • What actions must be taken in order to maintain digital trade?


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