‘Ireland v Facebook: will regulators finally take on big tech over data leaks?’

“In the past two months, Ireland’s Data Protection Commission has threatened Facebook with two important investigations. First, in April, the regulator launched an investigation into a potential data breach by the tech giant, which resulted in information from 533 million users worldwide being exposed in an online forum. Then in May, the commission announced that it was resuming a probe into Facebook data transfers …” (more)

[W Gregory Voss and Hugues Bouthinon-Dumas, The Conversation, 3 June]

First posted 2021-06-04 17:45:13

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