EU Lawmakers To Vote On Curbing Data Transfers To US

Law360, New York (October 18, 2013, 4:56 PM ET) -- European Union lawmakers are set to record their final vote Monday on sweeping changes to the bloc's data protection regime, including a recently revived provision that would severely restrict companies like Google Inc. and Facebook Inc. from sharing data on EU citizens with U.S. authorities.

During the past month, European lawmakers have reached compromises on thousands of outstanding issues related to the 91 articles of a data protection regulation proposed by the European Commission in January 2012, paving the way for the Parliament's Committee on Civil...
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