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Privacy Shield, Standard Contractual Clauses, CLOUD Act: Privacy activist Max Schrems’ advice for worried companies

Even if US cloud providers are running their own data centers in Europe, the data stored there is not protected from access under the FISA Act, according to Schrems. Also, new SCC versions will be much more complicated to apply, says Europe’s most well-known data protection activist.

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In case of catastrophe: Cell Broadcast to be launched in 2022 to alert residents

After the flood disaster in July, the federal and state governments had learned from the warning snafu in North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate and decided to introduce Cell Broadcast. Short messages, such as SMS or via Cell Broadcast, reach every cell phone and are therefore particularly well suited for sending messages reliably and quickly with pinpoint accuracy.

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