Facebook has six weeks to respond to DPC order

The social media giant has warned that a data transfer ban between the EU and the United States could drastically affect tech multinationals based in Ireland

Aaron Rogan

News Correspondent @aarrogan
23rd May, 2021
Facebook has six weeks to respond to DPC order
Helen Dixon Data Protection Commissioner Pic: Fergal Phillips.

Facebook has been given six weeks to respond to the Data Protection Commissioner’s preliminary order to stop transferring the personal information of EU citizens to the United States.

Helen Dixon wrote to the social media giant on Friday after the High Court lifted a stay on a preliminary order banning the data transfers, which was issued in August and sparked a warning from Facebook that it would drastically affect its business model.


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