Facebook moderators from across Europe bring first legal actions to Irish High Court

A Barcelona-based former content moderator has sued the social media giant, whose European headquarters are in Dublin, for damages related to alleged psychological injury

16th January, 2022
Facebook moderators from across Europe bring first legal actions to Irish High Court
A Barcelona-based former Facebook content moderator has filed preliminary proceedings in Dublin against both Facebook and CCC Barcelona Digital, which is owned by Telus, the global call centre giant

The first of around 20 planned legal actions against Facebook by content moderators based elsewhere in Europe has been lodged with the Irish High Court.

A Barcelona-based former Facebook content moderator has filed preliminary proceedings in Dublin against both Facebook and CCC Barcelona Digital, which is owned by Telus, the global call centre giant.

Lawyers representing the woman involved confirmed the proceedings, but asked that she not be named.

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