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Irish data watchdog to fine Meta more than £648m over data transfer to US, report
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Irish data watchdog to fine Meta more than £648m over data transfer to US, report

Meta Platforms, the owner of Facebook, has been fined €1.2 billion over the transfer of EU users' data to servers located in the United States.

The fine, from European regulators led by the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC), punish Meta for disregarding a previous warning from a top European court. That warning was intended to safe...

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