Google, Yahoo, Microsoft reprimanded by EU
The usual suspects got a letter from the EU Regulator.
Data traffic with United States remains one-way.
European privacy regulators (called Article 29 Working Party) have issued a press release accusing Google, Microsoft and Yahoo! of being in breach of the European Privacy Directive. The letters call on them to take a better approach to anonymisation and to stick to promised deadlines for retaining personal data.
Press release on the site of awake Singewalds Consultants Group
Letter to Google
Letter to Yahoo!
Letter to MicrosoftLetter to the Federal Trade Commission, USALetter to EU Commissioner for Law, Fundamental Rights and Civil Affairs.