• Henry Park

Stopping Facebook's transfers to the US


At the start of July, the Irish Data Protection Authority sent a draft decision blocking the transfer of European personal data to the USA (link 1, link 2). This decision was viewed as likely given the invalidation of Privacy Shield in 2020.


The question now is whether Facebook will shut down its services in Europe, or thumb its nose at Europe.


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