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Facebook transfer mechanism ‘can’t be used’ to send data to the US

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Irish privacy regulator sends suspension order for EU-ES data transfers

Facebook says that the Irish Data Protection Commission, the company’s lead EU regulator, has suggested that Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs) cannot be used for data transfers between the EU and US, reports Reuters. Facebook said that it believed that SCCs had been deemed valid by EU’s Court of Justice ruling in July, and would ‘continue to transfer data in compliance with the CJEU ruling’ until it received further guidance. The argument is over EU concerns that the surveillance regime in the US ‘may not respect’ the privacy rights of EU citizens, says the news site. Read more

Facebook transfer mechanism ‘can’t be used’ to send data to the US. Irish privacy regulator sends suspension order for EU-ES data transfers.

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