European Court of Justice Ends Safe Harbor

The ECJ ruling does not explicitly end communications for companies without model contracts, but simply puts judicial oversight in the hands of national regulators. In the United States, the question has arisen about the effect of the ruling on American data privacy rights.

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France to End Sanctions on Russia Over Ukraine

Hollande commended a high-level meeting with his German, Russian, and Ukrainian counterparts. The meeting was held in September, prior to the inauguration of the United Nations’ General Assembly in New York City. “I’m not for the policy of attaining goals by making things worse,” Mr. Hollande expressed in an interview on France’s Inter Radio. “I think that sanctions must stop now.”

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Greece Reelects Tsipras Despite Bailout

Even through this period of unrest and turmoil, the people of Greece continue to support Tsipras, Time Magazine reports. Many say that his reelection shows the people’s support of the bailout and indeed they do. Many citizens were pleased with the outcomes of the elections. One voter said, “He’s one of the best politicians to renegotiate the memorandum,” with another saying, “Tsipras is strong in his game.” Many voters believe that Tsipras is saving Greece and that he will bring back stability to the country.

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