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Mark Zuckerberg tries to avoid hard Questions at the European Parliament - the Guardian: LINK ¤ the GUARDIAN

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  • "the hearing takes place in the European Parliament, three days before the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation - GDPR - comes into effect !!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the GDPR boosts people’s rights online !!!!!! - for example by ensuring that companies obtain consent before using data rather than taking silence as implied assent  !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "companies breaking the rules can be fined20bn - or 4% of their global turnover !!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "Mark Zuckerberg from Facebook speaks to the European Parliament’s "conference of presidents"  ! - the committee made up of the leaders of the eight major political groupings"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "Zuckerberg is up with his opening statement - he highlights the company’s safety check tool"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "but it’s also clear that we haven’t done enough to prevent those tools being misused  !!! - that was a mistake !! - and I’m sorry for it"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • MEP Manfred Weber: "is Cambridge Analytica an isolated case  ?! - can you guarantee that another scandal will not happen in three, six, nine months’ time ?!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "did you personally make the decision in 2015 to not notify your users ?!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "between Europe and America, we have a different understanding of what is allowed - and not allowed to publish  !!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • ""I see a lot of member states at the moment asking Facebook to voluntarily ban messages  !" - adding that "asking" should be "telling"  !"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "it is time to discuss breaking Facebook’s monopoly !!! - because it’s already too much power in one hand  !!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "I ask you simply, and that is my final question: can you convince me not to do so ?!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • the social democrat Udo Bullmann: "are you ready to completely comply with the new regulation in Europe - GDPR - within the next three days ?!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "can you guarantee Facebook is in line with the new rules  ?! - and that Facebook won’t sell data to third parties without proper consent ?!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "how can you guarantee that no manipulation of the forthcoming vote will happen  ?! - in which way will you adapt your business model to ensure that ?!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "Bullmann’s questions are about "the right of self-government of nations"  !!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "Syed Kamall notes concerns, particularly around the company’s gathering of data on non-Facebook users !!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "is the only way to stop Facebook collecting my data - by staying off the internet altogether ?!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "is it morally acceptable to collect non-Facebook users’ data - without them knowing what you do with it ?!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "Guy Verhofstadt, says he knows Zuckerberg through Dave Eggers’ "the Circle", a book about a malicious, all-powerful tech company"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the difference, he notes, is that Zuckerberg isn’t all-powerful - “I think this is your 14th, 15th apology  !! - this year you’ve apologised three times already  !!""

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "are you capable to fix it ?!!!! - there has to be clearly a problem  !"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the only way I can see to fix it - is to have public regulation !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "it’s a bit like the banks in ’07, ’08: they said, "oh, we’ll regulate ourselves," - but they didn’t !!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "Verhofstadt describes Zuckerberg pointing to Apple and Google as competitors as like a car company saying, "we don’t have a monopoly, you can take a train or a plane""

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "Verhofstadt asks - whether Facebook would be willing to split off Messenger and WhatsApp - or keep Instagram ?!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "I really think we have a big problem here !!!! - you have to ask yourself how will you be remembered  ?!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the Green MEP Philippe Lamberts, asks a string of yes/no questions:"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "will Facebook promise "systematic" and "public" transparency on all electoral campaigns ?!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "will it allow all users to opt-out of targeted advertising ?!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "does it produce content - or is it a neutral platform  ?!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "will it publish a list of people it employs and their salaries  ?!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "will Facebook publish its tax affairs in every country ?!!!!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "Gabriele Zimmer, a socialist, criticises the way the site has degraded since it was formed:"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "these platforms have changed !! - there’s a lot more fake news !!! - where you have a very narrow view of the world"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "can the Facebook business model be changed  ?!! - and brought back to its initial mission as a communication platform ?!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "Zimmer then notes that Facebook’s verbal support of GDPR - isn’t in concert with the company moving 1.5bn people out of the regulation’s remit  !!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the DUP’s Diane Dodds, attacks Zuckerberg for failing to crack down on fake accounts - created for bullying !!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "can you tell us how you define acceptable comment on the site ?!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • about Cambridge Analytica: "does Facebook check compliance by companies  ?!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "which specific things will Facebook do - to prevent another scandal ?!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "Claude Moraes, British Labour, notes the big difference between Congress and the EU:"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "we are here ( gestures upin terms of regulation !!!!! - and the United States are here  ( gestures down )  !"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "is the protection of privacy in Facebook apps actually the tip of the iceberg  ?!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "isn’t blocking 200 apps for potential infringements - a clear signal that Facebook failed to protect the privacy of its users ?!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "finally, Moraes asks if Facebook will give all its users access - to their full marketing profiles ?!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • Green MEP Jan Philipp Albrecht, the GDPR rapporteur: "I welcome that Facebook is complying with GDPR  !"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "in the US Senate you responded, "we collect some data for security purposes"  ( from logged-out users )"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "can you promise this isn’t used for other purposes ?!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "will you promise to me, and also to EU WhatsApp and Facebook users - that there won’t be any exchange of data from Friday onwards ?!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • Zuckerberg answers: "we’ll never be perfect on this  ! - our adversaries, especially on the election side, will have access to the same tools we do"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "but our vision is moving from one of reactive management, to us more proactively flagging things"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "Zuckerberg addresses elections, simply repeats his opening statement - and so we’re now hearing it for the second time  !"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • on monopolies and competition: "the average person uses eight different tools - so from where I sit, it feels like there are new types of media all the time"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "( Zuckerberg doesn’t mention that four of those tools are owned by Facebook !! - and a number of the other eight are legacy technologies such as email, SMS and phone calls )"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "a final question, from Albrecht, asking - whether Facebook will commit to separating data from WhatsApp and Facebook ?!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "and another from Lamberts, the Green, asking - whether Zuckerberg will promise the ability to opt out from targeted advertising  ?!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "but Zuckerberg refuses to answer the questions !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "and that’s it: Zuckerberg stands and leaves the room !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "as the MEPs huddle and commiserate with each other about the lack of a real debate !!!!!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the European Parliamentarians were left unsatisfied - left frustrated by stonewalling !!!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "as Zuckerberg avoided giving any specifics !!!!!!! - Zuckerberg responded in broad strokes  !!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "even angry interventions from some MEPs - as Zuckerberg was preparing to leave - couldn’t spark a substantial response !!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "Facebook is under threat from the MEPs - who made it clear they considered it to be an uncompetitive monopoly !!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the European Union has form when it comes to breaking up monopolies !!!!!!!!! - and MEPs made it clear that they now believe Facebook falls into that category  !!!!!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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US Data Storage leaves Users open to Surveillance, Court rules - the Guardian: LINK ¤ the GUARDIAN

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  • "the personal data of Europeans held in America by online tech corporations"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "is not safe from US government snooping !"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the European Court of Justice has ruled, in a landmark verdict that hits Facebook, Google, Amazon and many others"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the Luxembourg-based court declared the EU-US "safe harbour" rules regulating firms’ retention of Europeans’ data in the US"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "to be invalid !"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the ECJ, whose findings are binding on all EU member states, ruled that: "the United States scheme enables interference, by US public authorities""

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "with the fundamental rights of persons !"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the verdict came as a direct result of Edward Snowden’s revelations, of how the NSA was obtaining mass access to data held by the big Internet servers and telecoms companies in the US"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "as a result, the Austrian lawyer, Maximilian Schrems, took Facebook to court in Ireland, arguing the social media site was violating his privacy by retaining his data in the US, including material he had himself deleted"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the ruling will force the companies involved to rethink their operations"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "Snowden himself welcomed the judgment: "Europe’s high court just struck down a major law routinely abused for surveillance""

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "we are all safer as a result !"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "congratulations, @MaxSchrems"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "you’ve changed the world for the better !"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "safe harbour is an agreement between the European Union and the US that provides guidance for US firms on how to protect the personal data of EU citizens as required by the EU’s directive on data protection"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the court found that Facebook and other digital operators"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "do not provide customers with protection from state surveillance !"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • the ECJ ruling said: "the safe harbour decision denies the national supervisory authorities their powers where a person calls into question"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "whether the decision is compatible with the protection of the privacy and of the fundamental rights and freedoms of individuals"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the US does not afford an adequate level of protection of personal data !"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the US has to deliver adequate, legally binding protection in the private sector !"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "as well as to introduce juridical redress for EU citizens with regards to their privacy rights in all sectors including national security"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "Jan Philipp Albrecht, a German Green MEP specialising in data privacy, said: "safe harbour enabled masses of Europeans’ personal data""

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "to be transferred by companies like Facebook to the US over the past 15 years"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "with today’s verdict it is clear that these transfers were in breach of the fundamental right to data protection !"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "this is a historic victory against indiscriminate snooping by intelligence agencies, both at home and abroad"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "in a globalised world, only a strong and binding international framework will ensure our citizens’ personal data is secure !"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "at the foundation of this is the need for global organisations to take privacy seriously"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "creating an environment which respects the rights of the individuals !!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "whose personal information they process regardless of the mechanism used to legitimise the transfer"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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highest Court rejected 'safe Harbor' Agreement used by American Tech Companies - BI: LINK ¤ B I

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  • "the court ruling obliquely touches upon US spying, saying "legislation permitting the public authorities""

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "to have access on a generalised basis to the content of electronic communications"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "must be regarded as compromising the essence of the fundamental right to respect for private life"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the ECJ decision follows a legal opinion from Advocate General Yves Bots, an adviser to the court"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the surveillance carried out by the US intelligence services"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "is mass, indiscriminate surveillance"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "in those circumstances, a third country cannot in any event be regarded as ensuring an adequate level of protection"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "consent has to be explicit and freely given"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "in a statement, Maximilian Schrems said: "I very much welcome the judgment of the Court""

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "which will hopefully be a milestone when it comes to online privacy"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "this judgment draws a clear line"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "it clarifies that mass surveillance violates our fundamental rights"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "reasonable legal redress must be possible"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the decision also highlights that governments and businesses cannot simply ignore our fundamental right to privacy"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "but must abide by the law and enforce it"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "this decision is a major blow for US global surveillance that heavily relies on private partners"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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highest Court strikes down Safe Harbor Data Sharing between EU and US - Ars Technica: LINK ¤ ARS TECHNICA

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  • "Europe's top court, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), has struck down the 15-year-old Safe Harbour agreement that allowed the free flow of information between the US and EU"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the most significant repercussion of this ruling is that American companies"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "such as Facebook, Google, and Twitter"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "may not be allowed to send user data from Europe to the US"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • the CJEU statement: "the access enjoyed by the US intelligence services to the transferred data"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "constitutes an interference with the right to respect for private life"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "and the right to protection of personal data"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "which are guaranteed by the "Charter of Fundamental Rights" of the EU"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "another issue was "the inability of citizens of the EU to be heard on the question of the surveillance and interception of their data in the US""

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "which therefore amounts to an interference with the right of EU citizens to an effective remedy"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "now one of two things will need to happen: Facebook will need to keep European data within the EU"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "or the US will need to provide real privacy protection"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the third possible route is that the EU could negotiate another Safe Harbour agreement with the US; but following the CJEU's ruling, it would have to be quite stringent"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "all in all, this is a huge victory for the privacy of EU citizens"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "and it's all down to Edward Snowden shining a torch on the NSA's indiscriminate spying on European citizens"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Facebook is holding Data that Users have deleted - the Guardian: LINK ¤ the GUARDIAN

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  • "Max Schrems decided to ask Facebook for a copy of his data"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "after attending a lecture by a Facebook executive at Santa Clara University in California"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "Schrems was shocked when he eventually received a CD from California"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "containing messages and information he had deleted from his profile"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "among the 1,200 pages of data were rejected friend requests"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "incidences where he "defriended" someone"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "as well as a log of all Facebook chats he had ever had"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "there was also a list of photos he had detagged of himself, the names of everyone he had ever "poked""

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "which events he had attended, which he hadn't replied to, and much more besides"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "the information was broken down into 57 categories"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "including likes, log-ons (a list of when he logged on and which IP address he used)"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "and emails"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "which included some email addresses Schrems had never personally uploaded to the site"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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  • "Schrems decided to log a list of 22 separate complaints with the Irish data protection commissioner"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "after discovering that European users are administered by the Irish Facebook subsidiary"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "information is power, and information about people is power over people"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "it's frightening that all this data is being held by Facebook"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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FACEBOOK - Wikipedia EN: LINK ¤ FACEBOOK

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  • "Facebook is an American online social service"

 

 

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  • "it has come under scrutiny for their privacy policies"

 

 

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Zuckerbergs peinlicher Auftritt: er kam, sah und floh - der Standard: LINK ¤ der STANDARD

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  • "auf eine Vielzahl von präziser Fragen der EU-Abgeordneten, antwortet Mark Zuckerberg von Facebook nur mit Gemeinplätzen !!!!!!"

 

 

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  • "und tritt dann rasch die Flucht an !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

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  • "Zuckerberg hatte wohl mit einer "gmaht'n Wies'n" gerechnet: die EU-Abgeordneten hätten einfache Fragen zum Datenschutz stellen sollen - Zuckerberg wäre mit schön klingenden Plattitüden davonkommen"

 

 

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  • "als er lächelnd sein Eingangsstatement abgab, wirkte Zuckerberg deutlich entspannter als vor dem US-Kongress - doch dann dreht sich der Wind  !!"

 

 

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  • "die Fragen der EU-Abgeordneten sind sehr präzise - und sehr kritisch !!!!!!"

 

 

 

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  • "die Fragerunde beginnt mit zwei Themen, die Zuckerberg wehtun: ob Facebook ausschließen kann, dass noch ähnliche Fälle wie jener von Cambridge Analytica auftauchen  ?!"

 

 

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  • "die Firma hatte Daten von bis zu neunzig Millionen Usern ohne deren Wissen verwendet !!!"

 

 

 

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  • "außerdem: ob Facebook ein Monopol hat ?!! - und wenn nicht, wer denn seine Konkurrenten sind ?!!"

 

 

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  • "dies war der Anfang  ! - und aus Zuckerbergs Sicht wird es dann immer schlimmer  !!!"

 

 

 

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  • "die EU-Abgeordneten verweisen auf Datensammlungen von Menschen, die gar nicht auf Facebook angemeldet sind !!! - sogenannte "Schattenprofile"  !"

 

 

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  • "auf Fake News, und gefälschte Konten !!! - gefolgt von der Debatte um Steuervermeidung !!!!!!"

 

 

 

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  • "das Lächeln war rasch aus Zuckerbergs Gesicht verschwunden  !!"

 

 

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  • "nach einigen Minuten voller Allgemeinplätzen wird es den Abgeordneten aber zu bunt  !! - diese fallen Zuckerberg mit konkretem Nachhaken ins Wort  !!"

 

 

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  • "etwa zum Thema der "Schattenprofile"  ! - die der Facebook-Mann jedoch ignorierte !!!"

 

 

 

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  • "als schon fast tumultartige Szenen entstehen, fällt Zuckerberg plötzlich ein, dass er wegmüsse !!!!"

 

 

 

 

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  • "indem er die gewählten Vertreter von 511 Millionen EU-Bürgern de facto "stehen läßt"  !!!! - hat sich Zuckerberg keinen Gefallen getan  !!!!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Europäischer Gerichtshof: Datentransfer von EU in USA ist unzulässig - der Standard: LINK ¤ der STANDARD

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  • "der Europäische Gerichtshof hat das "Safe-Harbor-Abkommen" zwischen den USA und der EU für ungültig erklärt !"

 

 

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  • "mit dem Abkommen wurde bisher festgehalten, dass personenbezogene Daten von EU-Bürgern in die USA übertragen und dort gespeichert werden dürfen"

 

 

 

 

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  • Verletzung der Privatsphäre: "der Gerichtshof erklärt die Entscheidung der Kommission, in der festgestellt wird"

 

 

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  • "dass die Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika ein angemessenes Schutzniveau übermittelter personenbezogener Daten gewährleisten"

 

 

 

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  • "für ungültig !!"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "die EU-Kommission hat keine Kompetenz gehabt, die Befugnisse der nationalen Datenschutzbehörden durch das Abkommen zu beschränken, urteilten die Richter"

 

 

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  • "eine Regelung, die es Behörden gestatte, generell auf den Inhalt elektronischer Kommunikation zuzugreifen"

 

 

 

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  • "verletzt das Grundrecht auf Achtung des Privatlebens !"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "außerdem ist das Grundrecht auf Rechtsschutz berührt, wenn der Bürger keine Möglichkeit hat"

 

 

 

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  • "Zugang zu seinen personenbezogenen Daten zu erlangen oder ihre Berichtigung und Löschung zu verlangen !"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "die Entscheidung könnte für Unternehmen weitreichende Konsequenzen haben"

 

 

 

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  • "Firmen, die ihre Daten in die USA übertragen wollen, können das nun nicht mehr unter dem Safe-Harbor-Zertifikat tun"

 

 

 

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  • "sie müssen ihre Datensicherheit entweder im Einzelfall prüfen lassen oder die Daten bei europäischen Diensten speichern  !"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • ""die Entscheidung hat tatsächlich enorme Auswirkungen auf die europäischen Bürger wie Unternehmen", sagt der auf Internetrecht spezialisierte Jurist Matthias Bergt"

 

 

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  • "von jetzt an kann sich kein Unternehmen mehr auf das Abkommen berufen, um Datenübermittlung wie einen E-Mail-Account, Cloud-Dienste oder ein Outsourcing-Projekt zu rechtfertigen"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "angestoßen hatte die Überprüfung des Abkommens der Jurist Max Schrems mit seiner Initiative "Europe vs. Facebook""

 

 

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  • "er hatte bei der irischen Datenschutzbehörde eine Beschwerde gegen Facebook eingelegt, da er spätestens durch die Spionage der NSA die Datensicherheit bei dem Konzern nicht mehr gewährleistet sah"

 

 

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  • "Ende September hatte schon der Generalanwalt des Europäischen Gerichtshofs festgestellt, dass er das Datenschutzabkommen zwischen der EU und den USA für ungültig hält"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "für Schrems ist die Entscheidung des Gerichtshofs ein Meilenstein bei der Durchsetzung der Online-Privatsphäre !"

 

 

 

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  • "dieses Urteil zieht eine klare Linie und macht deutlich, dass Massenüberwachung durch Geheimdienste wie die NSA"

 

 

 

 

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  • "die fundamentalen Bürgerrechte verletzen !"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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EuGH erklärt Datenabkommen mit den USA für ungültig - die Zeit:
LINK ¤ die ZEIT

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  • "der Gerichtshof der Europäischen Union (EuGH) entschied, der Bewertung des Generalanwalts beim Europäischen Gerichtshof, Yves Bot, zu folgen"

 

 

 

 

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  • "die Safe-Harbor-Vereinbarung legt fest, unter welchen Bedingungen Internetunternehmen personenbezogene Nutzerdaten aus Europa in den USA verarbeiten dürfen"

 

 

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  • "die Vereinbarung beruht auf Regeln des US-Handelsministeriums und einer Entscheidung der EU-Kommission aus dem Jahr 2000"

 

 

 

 

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  • "die Entscheidung des Europäischen Gerichtshofs wird auch weitreichende Bedeutung für andere amerikanische Internetkonzerne haben"

 

 

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  • "für sie wird es nun schwieriger, Daten von Europäern in die USA zu übertragen"

 

 

 

 



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  • "die ehemalige Bundesjustizministerin Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger sagte, der Europäische Gerichtshof zeigt sich als einziger echter Hüter der Grundrechte in Europa"

 

 

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  • "die EU muss endlich mit Druck gegenüber den USA verhandeln"

 

 

 

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  • "damit zumindest in Europa die lückenlose Überwachung und Ausschnüffelei durch die USA beendet wird"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "Bundesjustizminister Heiko Maas (SPD) erklärte, dies ist ein Auftrag an die Europäische Kommission, auch international für unsere Datenschutzstandards zu kämpfen"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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"Safe Harbor"-Urteil: warum ist das Urteil wichtig ? - Spiegel online:
LINK ¤ SPIEGEL ONLINE

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  • "die Richter sind deutlich: sie kritisieren die amerikanische Praxis des Datensammelns, die in der NSA-Affäre bekannt wurde"

 

 

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  • "als rechtswidrig"

 

 

 

 

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  • "sie stellen fest, dass eine Regelung, die es den Behörden gestattet, generell auf den Inhalt elektronischer Kommunikation zuzugreifen"

 

 

 

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  • "den Wesensgehalt des Grundrechts auf Achtung des Privatlebens verletzt"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "zudem verletzt die Tatsache, dass Europäer vor Gericht keinen Einspruch gegen die Weiterverarbeitung ihrer Daten erheben können"

 

 

 

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  • "den Wesensgehalt des Grundrechts auf wirksamen gerichtlichen Rechtsschutz"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "die Richter haben aber ebenso klargemacht, dass die EU-Kommission echte Fortschritte erzielen muss"

 

 

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  • "damit eine neue "Safe Harbor"-Regelung vor Gericht Bestand haben kann"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Edward Snowden gratuliert Max Schrems - der Standard:
LINK ¤ der STANDARD

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  • "Snowdens Enthüllungen zur den Spionagemethoden der Geheimdienste hatten Schrems dazu veranlasst die Beschwerde einzureichen"

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "der NSA-Whistleblower richtete sich per Twitter an den Wiener: "gratuliere @maxschrems""

 

 

 

 

 

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  • "du hast die Welt zum Besseren verändert"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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