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Ireland’s data regulator denies mounting accusations of 'lobbying' for Big Tech

By Sam Clark
  • 07 Dec 2021 11:45
  • 07 Dec 2021 11:45
The Irish Data Protection Commission has denied that it is “lobbying” on behalf of Meta to write a workaround to the General Data Protection Regulation into EU guidelines, as criticism of its allegedly light-touch approach mounts from activists and lawmakers.

Over the weekend, Austrian privacy group Noyb claimed to demonstrate tha

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Sam Clark


Sam has covered data privacy and security in the UK and Ireland for MLex since November 2021. He previously covered data protection for trade publication Global Data Review, as well as reporting on technology, media and telecoms businesses for S&P Global. He has a bachelor’s degree in history and a master’s degree in journalism, both from the University of Kent.

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