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EU data privacy ruling may disrupt US tech firms

Invalidating trans-Atlantic data-sharing pact may also stifle spy agencies in thwarting terror plots
Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 05:50

Luxembourg

US Internet companies may lose billions of dollars and spy agencies may be stifled in thwarting terror plots after Europe's highest court struck down a trans-Atlantic data-use agreement.

The US Commerce Department will provide guidance to companies on how to proceed with