Max Schrems


Honorary Director, Chairman, Data Protection Lawyer

Maximilian Schrems is an Austrian activist and author who became known for campaigns against Facebook for privacy violation, including its violations of European privacy laws and alleged transfer of personal data to the US National Security Agency as part of the NSA's PRISM program. Schrems is the founder of NYOB—European Centre for Digital Rights.


Contributions by Max Schrems

  • Closing General Session
    Speaker at IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium 2019
  • Privacy Enforcement and Cross-Border Data Flows: From Schrems I to Schrems II
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2018
  • Safe Harbor Postmortem: Schrems Reflects
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2015
  • Will We See a "Safe Harbor 2.0" Soon?
    Privacy Perspectives