Iris Privacy Advocacy Group Digital Rights Ireland has launched a legal challenge to the EU-US Privacy Shield according to a report. The commercial pact governing the data transfer is been adopted formally by the European commission in July. Under the pact, the United States agreed to the clear safeguard, limitations and oversight mechanism of the public authority access to data for national security and law enforcement. The report mentioned the agreement that replaced Safe Harbor doesn’t contain adequate privacy protection and hence is challenged by the Digital Rights Ireland. Even though a number of overstated reports in the media, the court filing of the case, which you can keep track and access of using this link “http://bit.ly/2eLDTdr” as yet comprises almost no information. Its subject matter says it is an ‘area of Justice, Freedom and Security’ and that the method and result required is ‘action for annulment’ has been filed on 16 September comprising case number T-670/16.
The lower court of ‘Court of Justice of the European Union’ (ECJ), the Luxembourg-based General Court is where the case has been brought. On 27, October, Thursday the report confirmed the advocacy group sought the annulment of privacy shield decision. Within two months of the act coming into force, individuals or organizations can challenge the European Union acts.