Case that could overturn EU-US data exchange deal to be heard by top EU court

U.S. companies’ ability to process personal information from European Union citizens will be challenged in the European Union’s highest court on Tuesday.

At stake is the Safe Harbor Framework allowing U.S. companies to self-certify that they meet tough EU rules on the processing of personal information.

A decision to revoke the deal could have serious consequences for U.S. companies that process EU citizens’ data in the U.S. Earlier this month, Twitter warned that a revocation of the deal could seriously hurt its business.

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