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Irish data regulator hardens pushback at 'perplexing' Facebook lobbying claims

By Sam Clark
  • 13 Dec 2021 11:45
  • 13 Dec 2021 11:45
Ireland's top data regulator has strengthened her pushback at claims that her office lobbied on Facebook's behalf over how parts of the General Data Protection Regulation should be read. 

Helen Dixon, the head of the Irish Data Protection Commission, called the accusations “perplexing” and insisted they were based on a misund

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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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