Privacy Shield gets nod from EU, ripe for judicial challenge

"“The approval of Privacy Shield, an arrangement facilitating commercial data flows between the EU and U.S., concludes a process set off by the Snowden revelations about the extent of security agencies' access to communications data,” Omer Tene, vice president of research and education at the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), said in comments sent to “Companies were caught between strong government interests on both sides of the Atlantic, increasing risk and legal costs.”"