Trump order strips privacy rights from non-U.S. citizens, could nix EU-US data flowshttps://techcrunch.com/2017/01/26/trump-order-strips-privacy-rights-from-non-u-s-citizens-could-nix-eu-us-data-flows/An Executive Order signed by U.S. President Donald Trump in his first few days in office could jeopardize a six-month-old data transfer framework that enables EU citizens’ personal data to flow to the U.S. for processing — with the promise of ‘essentially equivalent’ privacy protection once it gets there.Close to 1,500 companies have signed up to the framework so far, which only got up and running in August, following a multi-year negotiation process.
With this change USA can read all your emails and other stuff stored in the US without court orders. It may/will expose millions of Europeans to American surveillance. This new executive order means that the right to privacy in the US only applies to citizens of the USA. I hope the European Union will put force behind the demand to keep the privacy-shield agreement valid. *Grrrr*
An Executive Order signed by U.S. President Donald Trump in his first few days in office could jeopardize a six-month-old data transfer framework that enables..