For a while now the EU has been challenging the market power of large US businesses like Google and Facebook. It is well documented that data privacy in the USA lags behind that in the EU. In the EU we have GDPR that harmonises data privacy (derogations excepted) across all member states. In the USA it is not harmonised with each state determining its own laws, with California (ironic given it is the home of the companies mentioned above) leading the way.

A Press Release from the EU on 25 November proposes changes to data sharing across the EU.

Concerned about how your data is used by those you share it with?

Read the article at https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/ip_20_2102