Wednesday September 23, 2020

Facebook says Ireland’s transatlantic data ban is premature

The data watchdog has ordered the social media giant to stop transfer of user information between the EU and US following a European court ruling

Aaron Rogan

News Correspondent

@aarrogan
13th September, 2020
On Friday, Facebook launched legal proceedings in the High Court in Dublin for a judicial review of the action by the Data Protection Commissioner

Facebook will argue that an action taken by the Data Protection Commissioner last week to ban the transfer of personal data to the United States is premature, the Business Post understands.

The watchdog has issued the social media giant with a preliminary order to stop transatlantic transfers of data following a long running legal action which resulted in a Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruling in July.

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