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Judicial Redress Act heads for senate, making new Safe Harbor agreement more likely

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    The U.S. House of Representatives has waved through a bill that could grant foreigners the same rights to judicial redress as U.S. citizens have if law enforcers violate their privacy.

    U.S. tech companies operating in the European Union have a particular interest in the bill, as it could help usher in a replacement for the Safe Harbor agreement. That agreement, allowing them to transfer personal data from the European Union to the U.S. for processing in compliance with strict EU privacy laws, was torn up earlier this month by the Court of Justice of the EU.

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