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WhatsApp files court appeal against Irish GDPR fine to add to judicial review request (update*)

By Jakub Krupa
  • 16 Sep 2021 13:49
  • 17 Sep 2021 04:32
WhatsApp has filed an Irish court appeal against its recent data protection fine of 225 million euros ($265 million), MLex has learned, setting up the potential prospect of the EU's top judges one day being tasked with ruling on the GDPR’s often criticized “consistency mechanism."

The appeal is separate to WhatsA

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Jakub Krupa

Senior Correspondent

Jakub joined MLex’s London team in August 2020 to report on topics including data privacy and security, cybersecurity, and telecom regulation, focusing on EU & UK regulatory and legal risk in the telecoms, media and technology (TMT) sectors. He is currently working on MLex's coverage of future mobility, in particular the rise of connected, electric and autonomous vehicles.

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