You’ve Been “BONGed” with a History of the EU-US Privacy Shield: Cybersecurity Trends

A couple of weeks ago, I covered the Schrems II case ruling, that just resulted in invalidating the EU-US Privacy Shield and I’ve covered developments regarding the Privacy Shield over the years.  But, I haven’t covered it like this guy has.

Jonathan Maas of The Maas Consulting Group has an amazing 37(!) years’ experience in the field of paper and electronic discovery/disclosure.  He also compiles and distributes material he thinks helpful to the eDiscovery and eDisclosure and Information Governance communities via a daily email blast entitled BONG!

Project Counsel Media covers the areas of digital technology, media, mobile technology and intellectual property (and is part of The Project Counsel Group).  The Project Counsel Group also includes The Posse List, which regularly Tweets Jonathan’s daily BONG! (of which I’m delighted to be covered frequently) and The Posse List always includes funny GIFs in the Tweet to tie into the story.  If you don’t subscribe to both The Posse List and Jonathan’s Twitter accounts, you should.

Given the privacy-related events in Europe related to the EU-US Privacy Shield, Jonathan thought it would be useful to look back at how the US-EU privacy tug-of-war has played out via his BONG! reports over the past four years, starting with the beginning of the legal challenge to Privacy Shield through the Schrems II decision earlier this month. As he notes “we could all see the tension building!”  That review was published via Project Counsel Media yesterday here (complete with the requisite and appropriate GIFs) and, since I can’t possibly do it (and the GIFs) justice here, I encourage you to click on the link to check out the GIFs and links to all 25 stories.  The developments regarding the Privacy Shield are interesting and the GIFs (ranging from Cary Grant and Clint Eastwood to Bill Murray, Ben Stiller and The Simpsons) are terrific.

You can subscribe directly to Jonathan’s daily BONG! reports so you don’t miss a thing by emailing him here:  Jonathan’s BONG! is one of the first things I read in the morning to see what’s going on in the world of eDiscovery and eDisclosure, so I encourage you to get on his subscription list!

So, what do you think?  What will replace the Privacy Shield to govern EU-US data transmissions?  Please share any comments you might have or if you’d like to know more about a particular topic.

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