Europe closer to banning Facebook personal data transfers to the US

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Irish DPC provides European peers a draft ruling on legality of Meta's EU-US data transfer
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Irish DPC provides European peers a draft ruling on legality of Meta's EU-US data transfer

Irish Data Protection Comission has sent draft ruling to EU counterparts. Meta has said it could close Facebook and Instagram if the EU tightens the rules

The Data Protection Commission of Ireland (DPC) is getting closer to taking action that might stop Facebook and Instagram from transferring data from the European Union (EU) to the United States. ...

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