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Meta’s EU presence in balance as Irish enforcer sends US data transfers decision to EU counterparts for comment

Meta Platforms is closer to a pivotal decision on the legality of EU-US data transfers by its social-media apps Facebook and Instagram, after Ireland's privacy regulator sent a draft decision to fellow EU watchdogs for comment.
Overnight, the Irish Data Protection Commission sent its decision in the case — which

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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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