European Organisations Should “Carefully Consider” Microsoft Purchases: Data Protection Watchdog


Microsoft had carte blanche to unilaterally change the rules on how it collected data on 45,000+ European officials, the EU’s data protection watchdog said today, with the contractual remedies in place for institutions that didn’t like the changes essentially “meaningless in practice.”

The comments came in a biting new report by the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) into an “Inter-Institutional Licensing Agreement” (ILA) signed by the European Commission with Microsoft in 2018, and since updated under pressure from concerned EU organisations.

See also: Microsoft Cloud Terms Updated Under EU Pressure


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