[Vieuws] Safe Harbor: Reding warns US that progress is needed before summer

Leading ICT journalist Jennifer Baker is joined by Viviane Reding, European Commissioner for Justice, Fundamental Rights & Citizenship, to discuss data protection regulation and the EU-US Safe Harbor agreement. [...]

In the interview, Commissioner Reding shares her enthusiasm about the European Parliament’s approval of the Data Protection Package: “Parliament was capable to melt together the conflicting ideas of citizens and economy into one action”. Regarding the Safe Harbor agreement, the Commissioner is more sceptical: “the Safe Harbor does not look very safe now and, therefore, I gave the US counterparts a 13 point to-do list, which should be completed by summer of this year”. [...]