Facebook was the subject of a complaint, filed by an Austrian privacy activist, that led to Thursday’s ruling. Photo: Reuters
Facebook was the subject of a complaint, filed by an Austrian privacy activist, that led to Thursday’s ruling. Photo: Reuters
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European court voids EU-US data transfer pact in Facebook privacy case

  • The EU-US Privacy Shield was set up in 2016 to protect the personal data of Europeans when it is transferred across the Atlantic for commercial use
  • The case was triggered by a dispute between the social media giant and privacy activist Max Schrems

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Facebook was the subject of a complaint, filed by an Austrian privacy activist, that led to Thursday’s ruling. Photo: Reuters
Facebook was the subject of a complaint, filed by an Austrian privacy activist, that led to Thursday’s ruling. Photo: Reuters
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