The European Court of Justice declared the Safe Harbor agreement between the EU and the US invalid on October 6, 2015. This ruling will affect U.S. companies like Facebook, Apple, Google, Microsoft, Amazon, and thousands of others. According to this judgment, these companies may now be ordered to suspend the transfer of data from Europe to servers in the U.S.
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EU Data Protection
The EU is strict in regards to transferring data out of Europe. In effect, EU legislation specifies that the “transfer of personal data to third countries can only be possible when the third country in