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# 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.
# Data
Committee to hear criticisms and calls for reform of Data Protection Commission
An Oireachtas committee will discuss data protection law later this evening.
# Irish-American relations
US 'deeply concerned' about EU data ruling, says Trump's Commerce Secretary
Ross was opening a roundtable discussion on the future of Irish-American economic relations
# High Court
Privacy activist Max Schrems challenges DPC probe of Facebook EU-US data transfers
The case was heard before the High Court today.
# ECJ
Europe's highest court rules that data protection arrangement between EU and US is invalid
The US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross said his department was “deeply disappointed” by the court ruling.
# Max Schrems
Highest European court expected to rule on data privacy case today
The ruling on this case could have significant implications for how data is transferred between the EU and the US.
# Data Protection
Supreme Court rejects Facebook appeal in EU-US data transfer case
The decision comes after the High Court referred a number of questions to the Court of Justice of the European Union.
# Max Schrems
Bane of Facebook uses launch of GDPR to file four court cases against social media giants
Max Schrems has been battling Facebook’s privacy standards for the past seven years.
# Max Schrems
EU-US data deal on the line as High Court refers Facebook case to European court
The High Court today set out a number of questions which the European court must answer.
# private info
Austrian man allowed to sue Facebook Ireland over using his personal data, court rules
The ECJ said Max Schrems cannot take a class action case on behalf of others, however.
# Max Schrems
High Court refers Facebook data case to Europe
The case taken by Austrian privacy lawyer Max Schrems is against Facebook’s transfer of personal data from Europe to the US.
# we're watching you
Europe's top court has torn up the rules on how US tech giants use your data
All eyes are now on the Irish privacy watchdog.
# madness
'If I had done this in Ireland it would've taken 25 years' - Facebook Privacy Campaigner
Max Schrems has taken a €10 million class action lawsuit against the tech giant in his native Austria so as to avoid the ‘madness of the Irish courts’.
# Europe vs Facebook
This man's privacy case against Facebook could be a 'near-disaster' for tech companies
It follows allegations about Facebook’s collaboration in US government spying.
# Europe-v-Facebook
Student plans Irish legal action over Facebook's privacy policy
Max Schrems and his group, ‘Europe v Facebook’, is preparing legal action against the Irish Data Protection Commissioner over its recent audit of Facebook and its privacy policy.
# 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.