High Court dismisses Facebook’s attempt to block DPC data probe
Ireland’s Data Protection Commission has been given the green light to proceed with an inquiry that could lead to a ban on Facebook’s data transfers from the European Union to the United States
Facebook has failed in its attempts to block a probe by the Data Protection Commission, potentially paving the way for the Irish regulator to halt data transfers between the US and the EU.
In a High Court judgment issued today, Mr Justice David Barniville said that Facebook Ireland “has not established any basis for impugning the DPC’s decision” to issue a preliminary order that the online giant’s data transfers to the US should be suspended....
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