Exclusive: Google users in the united kingdom, losses in the EU, data – protection- resources

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Google is planning to use the Uk accounts of the users of the audit of the European Union’s data protection authorities, and the placing of it under U.S. jurisdiction are in place, the sources said.

FILE PHOTO: Google’s internet home page will be displayed on the product at a retail store in London, Britain, 23 January, 2016. REUTERS/Neil Hall

The shift was prompted by the uk’s exit from the EU, it will be to the left of the sensitive personal data of tens of millions, with less and less protection has become easier and within the reach of the British police force.

The change has been described to Reuters, three people familiar with the plans. Google is going to have to insist that the Uk users will recognise the new terms and conditions including those of the new jurisdiction.

In the republic of ireland, where Google and other AMERICAN tech companies have their European headquarters, is to stay in the EU, which is one of the world’s most aggressive rules on data protection, General data protection Regulation.

Google has decided to give the British the users of the country’s area of jurisdiction, it is not clear if Britain will follow the GDPR, or the adoption of other rules, which may have an impact on the processing of data by the user, the people said.

As a British Google users will have their data stored in Ireland, and it would be much more difficult for the Uk authorities, in order to recover in a criminal investigation.

To the latest, Cloud-band at the United States of america, however, it is expected that it will be easier for the government to obtain information from U.S. companies. Great britain and the United States of america, are also on their way to negotiate a wider trade agreement.

Other than that, it is the United States of america has to be the weakest of the privacy protection, it is a large economy, with not a lot of law despite years of lobbying by consumer protection groups.

A Google spokesman declined to comment ahead of a public announcement.

An employee is to be familiar with the planned move, saying that the Uk’s privacy statement, which is, in any case, for now, keep the GDPR will continue to apply to the government’s requests for data from Google in the united states. in the main office.

Google has amassed one of the largest stores of information about human beings on the planet, with the help of the data in order to tailor our services, and the sale of advertising.

Google and the Uk’s accounts in response to a Uk subsidiary, but that is not the truth.

Lea Kissner, Google’s former lead global privacy technology, he said, they would have been surprised if the company had taken the British accounts are audited in a EU member state, the Uk is no longer a member.

“There’s a lot of noise about it, the government may trade away enough for privacy and to loss of adequacy under the GDPR, what is the point of Google Ireland’s scope, sounds like a super-mess,” Kissner said.

“Never discount the desire of tech companies to not be caught in the middle of the two governments.”

In the next few months, in other U.S. tech companies have a similar choices, according to the people who are involved in the internal discussions, and elsewhere.

Facebook has a similar set-up of Google, did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

Reporting by Joseph Menn; Editing by Greg Mitchell and David Evans

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