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Committee to hear criticisms and calls for reform of Data Protection Commission
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Committee to hear criticisms and calls for reform of Data Protection Commission

Apr 27th 2021, 3:27 PM 6,327 Views 12 Comments

An Oireachtas committee will discuss data protection law later this evening.

US 'deeply concerned' about EU data ruling, says Trump's Commerce Secretary
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US 'deeply concerned' about EU data ruling, says Trump's Commerce Secretary

Nov 3rd 2020, 5:35 PM 33,045 Views 11 Comments

Ross was opening a roundtable discussion on the future of Irish-American economic relations

Privacy activist Max Schrems challenges DPC probe of Facebook EU-US data transfers
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Privacy activist Max Schrems challenges DPC probe of Facebook EU-US data transfers

Oct 12th 2020, 4:45 PM 13,695 Views 0 Comments

The case was heard before the High Court today.

Europe's highest court rules that data protection arrangement between EU and US is invalid
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Europe's highest court rules that data protection arrangement between EU and US is invalid

Updated Jul 16th 2020, 6:45 PM 41,662 Views 42 Comments

The US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross said his department was “deeply disappointed” by the court ruling.

Highest European court expected to rule on data privacy case today
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Highest European court expected to rule on data privacy case today

Jul 16th 2020, 6:20 AM 14,730 Views 0 Comments

The ruling on this case could have significant implications for how data is transferred between the EU and the US.

Supreme Court rejects Facebook appeal in EU-US data transfer case
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Supreme Court rejects Facebook appeal in EU-US data transfer case

Updated May 31st 2019, 5:24 PM 14,388 Views 7 Comments

The decision comes after the High Court referred a number of questions to the Court of Justice of the European Union.

Bane of Facebook uses launch of GDPR to file four court cases against social media giants
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Bane of Facebook uses launch of GDPR to file four court cases against social media giants

May 25th 2018, 8:37 PM 29,418 Views 13 Comments

Max Schrems has been battling Facebook’s privacy standards for the past seven years.

EU-US data deal on the line as High Court refers Facebook case to European court
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EU-US data deal on the line as High Court refers Facebook case to European court

Apr 12th 2018, 2:42 PM 6,475 Views 0 Comments

The High Court today set out a number of questions which the European court must answer.

Austrian man allowed to sue Facebook Ireland over using his personal data, court rules
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Austrian man allowed to sue Facebook Ireland over using his personal data, court rules

Nov 14th 2017, 12:40 PM 30,703 Views 5 Comments

The ECJ said Max Schrems cannot take a class action case on behalf of others, however.

High Court refers Facebook data case to Europe
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High Court refers Facebook data case to Europe

Oct 3rd 2017, 12:03 PM 8,653 Views 0 Comments

The case taken by Austrian privacy lawyer Max Schrems is against Facebook’s transfer of personal data from Europe to the US.

Europe's top court has torn up the rules on how US tech giants use your data
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Europe's top court has torn up the rules on how US tech giants use your data

Oct 6th 2015, 12:20 PM 23,068 Views 61 Comments

All eyes are now on the Irish privacy watchdog.

'If I had done this in Ireland it would've taken 25 years' - Facebook Privacy Campaigner
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'If I had done this in Ireland it would've taken 25 years' - Facebook Privacy Campaigner

Apr 10th 2015, 12:48 PM 12,421 Views 18 Comments

Max Schrems has taken a €10 million class action lawsuit against the tech giant in his native Austria so as to avoid the ‘madness of the Irish courts’.

This man's privacy case against Facebook could be a 'near-disaster' for tech companies
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This man's privacy case against Facebook could be a 'near-disaster' for tech companies

Mar 24th 2015, 1:15 PM 24,161 Views 33 Comments

It follows allegations about Facebook’s collaboration in US government spying.

Student plans Irish legal action over Facebook's privacy policy
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Student plans Irish legal action over Facebook's privacy policy

Dec 12th 2012, 6:30 AM 10,576 Views 34 Comments

Max Schrems and his group, ‘Europe v Facebook’, is preparing legal action against the Irish Data Protection Commissioner over its recent audit of Facebook and its privacy policy.

Privacy group says it may bring Facebook to Irish court
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Privacy group says it may bring Facebook to Irish court

Dec 4th 2012, 9:31 AM 5,758 Views 31 Comments

Austrian student group Europe-v-Facebook alleges legal breaches against Facebook Ireland, which hosts global accounts.