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EU Courts To Rule On Personal Data Transfer

  • Gigaom, Wednesday, June 18, 2014 2:30 PM

Specifically, the Court of Justice of the European Union will need to decide whether the Irish data protection commissioner was right to decline an investigation into Facebook’s transfer of Europeans’ data to its U.S. data centers. The commissioner said these transfers were legal under the EU-U.S. Safe Harbor agreement, established back in 2000, so he didn’t have to investigate further.

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