On April 23, the Hoover Institution hosted the latest iteration of the Security by the Book series, where Jack Goldsmith interviewed Henry Farrell and Abraham Newman about their new book, “Of Privacy and Power, The Transatlantic Struggle Over Freedom and Security.” They talked about how the relationship between Europe and U.S. has changed in response to regulations and other government action in the security and privacy spheres on both sides of the Atlantic.
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On Wednesday, the Department of Justice released a white paper on the Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data Act, or Cloud Act, which was enacted in March 2018. The white paper, entitled “Promoting Public Safety, Privacy, and the Rule of Law Around the World: The Purpose and Impact of the CLOUD Act,” is available here and below.
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Announcing the latest edition of the Aegis Paper Series from the Hoover Institution.
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The Justice Department will need to answer 11 key questions.
Does the Cloud Act let the United States enter into an agreement with the EU as a whole?
In order to fully realize the goals of the Cloud Act, several key issues should be considered in the formulation and negotiation of Section 5 executive agreements.
The High Court of Ireland referred 11 questions to the EU's Court of Justice regarding the legality of data transfers between Facebook Ireland and Facebook Inc.