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# facebook-ireland - This year 2022

Instagram hit by record €405 million fine by Data Protection Commissioner
# Facebook Ireland
# Facebook Ireland

Instagram hit by record €405 million fine by Data Protection Commissioner

Sep 5th 2022, 4:50 PM 29,461 Views 8 Comments

This is the biggest fine ever handed out by the Data Protection Commissioner.

# facebook-ireland - Last year 2021

Facebook should be fined up to €36 million over 'serious' GDPR breaches, says Data Commissioner
# Max Schrems
# Max Schrems

Facebook should be fined up to €36 million over 'serious' GDPR breaches, says Data Commissioner

Oct 13th 2021, 3:18 PM 9,540 Views 11 Comments

The decision comes on foot of a complaint made by Austrian privacy campaigner Max Schrems.

High Court rejects Facebook bid to block probe that could stop data transfers from EU to US
# DPC
# DPC

High Court rejects Facebook bid to block probe that could stop data transfers from EU to US

May 14th 2021, 10:43 PM 12,943 Views 13 Comments

Facebook Ireland today lost its bid to block the Data Protection Commissioner from conducting a probe into the matter.

# facebook-ireland - All time

Facebook to admit 'they could have done better' responding to data concerns in Ireland
# More Questions No Answers
# More Questions No Answers

Facebook to admit 'they could have done better' responding to data concerns in Ireland

Apr 17th 2018, 12:05 AM 7,330 Views 11 Comments

Up to 44,687 people in Ireland may have been affected by the Cambridge Analytica data breach.

Facebook didn't pay a whole lot in Irish taxes last year
# Unfriended
# Unfriended

Facebook didn't pay a whole lot in Irish taxes last year

Dec 8th 2015, 12:30 PM 15,566 Views 69 Comments

The social network’s local arm did, however, record a big leap in turnover.

Privacy group says it may bring Facebook to Irish court
# Facebook
# Facebook

Privacy group says it may bring Facebook to Irish court

Dec 4th 2012, 9:31 AM 5,777 Views 31 Comments

Austrian student group Europe-v-Facebook alleges legal breaches against Facebook Ireland, which hosts global accounts.

Data Commissioner dealt with record number of complaints in 2011
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

Data Commissioner dealt with record number of complaints in 2011

Apr 30th 2012, 12:20 PM 1,442 Views 1 Comment

Billy Hawkes said his office received 1,161 complaints for investigation last year.

Facebook considering doubling size of Dublin offices – report
# Facebook
# Facebook

Facebook considering doubling size of Dublin offices – report

Jan 20th 2012, 6:19 PM 8,134 Views 42 Comments

Bloomberg cites three sources who say the social network is looking at taking out lots more office space in Ireland.

Irish data chiefs set to test if Facebook ‘Like’ button is illegal
# Privacy
# Privacy

Irish data chiefs set to test if Facebook ‘Like’ button is illegal

Aug 26th 2011, 8:00 AM 5,657 Views 50 Comments

The Data Protection Commissioner will be asked to investigate the legality of the ubiquitous ‘Like’ button in the coming days.