Towards the swift adoption of a future-proof and sustainable text
ETNO acknowledges the progress made on the proposed EU-US Privacy Shield, a new framework for transatlantic data flows that will replace the Safe Harbour and aims at providing improved protection for data transfers across the Atlantic.
The new framework could help regain legal certainty in transatlantic data flows. The new EU-US Privacy Shield agreement assures that private sector activities will be monitored by the Department of Commerce, which will cooperate and coordinate with European DPAs to facilitate complaints by EU citizens for misuse of their personal data.
“The understanding amongst stakeholders, including Commission, Member States and Parliament, about the importance of having better spectrum coordination has changed significantly. We are all now talking about better connectivity, about 5G deployments.”
ETNO has been the voice of Europe’s telecommunications network operators since 1992 and has become the principal policy group for European electronic communications network operators. Its 41 members and observers from Europe and beyond are the backbone of Europe’s digital progress. They are the main drivers of broadband and are committed to its continual growth in Europe. ETNO brings together the main investors in innovative and high-quality e-communications platforms and services, representing 60% of total sector investment.