In addition to TTIP and security issues, Europe and the U.S. face a new discussion (to be expected if you followed the EU Court's tendency.


  • CJEU Judgment in Case C-362/14 Maximillian Schrems v Data Protection Commissioner: The Court of Justice declares that the Commission’s US Safe Harbour Decision is invalid
  • First Vice-President Timmermans and Commissioner Jourová 's press conference on Safe Harbour following the Court ruling in case C-362/14 (Schrems)
  • EC press conference FVP Frans TIMMERMANS and Commissioner Věra JOUROVÁ following the European Court of Justice ruling in the case C-362/14 Schrems (Approximation of laws) 'Safe Harbour'
  • Luxembourg EU Presidency: Court judgment reinforces the need for rapid adoption of EU data protection reform


  • "The USA must finally respect EU data protection standards," S&D MEPs on data protection ruling
  • EU-Abgeordnete Birgit SIPPEL:  Vermeintlich sicherer Hafen als Farce entlarvt - EuGH erklärt Safe-Harbor-Abkommen für grundrechtswidrig
  • Statement des EU-Abgeordneten Voss (EVP/CDU) zu Safe Harbor
  • Statement der EU-Abgeordneten Niebler (EVP/CSU) zu  "Safe Harbor"
  • Statement des EU-Abgeordneten Ferber (EVP/CSU) zu Safe Harbor
  • ALDE on ECJ: Personal data not safe under Safe Harbour
  • The blank cheque for EU-US data transfer has bounced: Data protection and mass surveillance are irreconcilable – MEP Julia Reda  (Greens / Pirates)
  • EU-Abgeordneter Albrecht (Grüne): Europäischer Gerichtshof rettet Grundrecht auf Datenschutz
  • MEP Helmut Scholz (GUE-NGL / DIE LINKE): ECJ judgment in favour of data protection puts TTIP negotiations under pressure
  • ECR: Safe Harbour ruling highlights the need for an international framework for data
  • EU-Abgeordnete Beatrix von Storch MdEP (AfD): "Danke, Maximilian Schrems"


  • Hessens Europaministerin Lucia Puttrich: „Persönliche Daten aus Europa sollten in Europa bleiben“
  • Businesseurope: EU and US must urgently provide revised “Safe Harbor”
  • Apps Alliance Critical of Rushed CJEU Safe Harbour Ruling
  • EDRi: Fifteen years late, Safe Harbor hits the rocks
  • La Quadrature du Net: Safe harbor: abusive data collection and mass surveillance repealed by the European Court of Justice!
  • BEUC: Historic victory for Europeans’ personal data rights
  • CCIA: European Top Court Invalidates Safe Harbor, Industry Calls For Predictable Rules
  • LSE Media Policy Project: Safe Harbour: Key Aspects of the ECJ Ruling
  • EuGH zu Safe Harbour: Kein Grundrechterabatt beim internationalen Datentransfers -  EAID Peter Schaar
  • MdB Thomas Jarzombek (CDU/CSU):  Schnelle Alternative für Safe Harbor erforderlich - Mittelstand und Startups brauchen Rechtssicherheit
  • BDI zur Entscheidung des EuGH zu Safe Harbor
  • Digitale Gesellschaft. Kurzanalyse zur Safe-Harbor-Entscheidung des EuGH

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