According to a report in The Wall Street Journal (£), some US companies are reluctant to sign up for the new EU-US Data Privacy Framework (DPF). Instead, corporate privacy officers prefer to wait and see if the agreement will be challenged in court. Many companies are sticking with their existing standard contractual clauses to transfer data, even though it may require more work. Figures published by the US Commerce Department reveal around 2,500 companies have signed up to the DPF out of the 5,000 who previously used the Privacy Shield agreement.
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