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Facebook to shift data responsibility for UK users to US jurisdiction to ease Brexit pains

By Matthew Newman
  • 16 Dec 2020 11:56
  • 16 Dec 2020 11:56
Facebook has become the second US tech company after Google to respond to the complexities of Brexit by shifting responsibility for UK users' data away from the Irish data-protection authority and into US jurisdiction.

Facebook said the transfer will take effect in 2021 and the terms of service applicable to the UK will

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