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# Facebook Ireland

This month
March 2023
# rick roll
Meta Ireland boss Rick Kelley to step down after less than a year in his role
The Boston native said his decision to leave the company after 14 years was not an easy one.
Last year
# Facebook Ireland
Instagram hit by record €405 million fine by Data Protection Commissioner
This is the biggest fine ever handed out by the Data Protection Commissioner.
All time
# Max Schrems
Facebook should be fined up to €36 million over 'serious' GDPR breaches, says Data Commissioner
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
Facebook Ireland today lost its bid to block the Data Protection Commissioner from conducting a probe into the matter.
# More questions no answers
Facebook to admit 'they could have done better' responding to data concerns in Ireland
Up to 44,687 people in Ireland may have been affected by the Cambridge Analytica data breach.
# unfriended
Facebook didn't pay a whole lot in Irish taxes last year
The social network’s local arm did, however, record a big leap in turnover.
# Facebook
Privacy group says it may bring Facebook to Irish court
Austrian student group Europe-v-Facebook alleges legal breaches against Facebook Ireland, which hosts global accounts.
# Data Protection
Data Commissioner dealt with record number of complaints in 2011
Billy Hawkes said his office received 1,161 complaints for investigation last year.
# Facebook
Facebook considering doubling size of Dublin offices – report
Bloomberg cites three sources who say the social network is looking at taking out lots more office space in Ireland.
# Privacy
Irish data chiefs set to test if Facebook ‘Like’ button is illegal
The Data Protection Commissioner will be asked to investigate the legality of the ubiquitous ‘Like’ button in the coming days.