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France’s data protection office’s pursuit of Google is viewed as a significant test case. Photograph: PA Wire

Google has decided to challenge this week’s €50 million penalty from French privacy regulators, who claim it has fallen short of the all-important dis(...)

The High Court Facebook judgment was given in proceedings by the Data Protection Commissioner rising from complaints by Austrian lawyer Max Schrems (above) that the transfer of his personal data by Facebook to the US breached his data privacy rights as an EU citizen. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Supreme Court will rule on a later date on Facebook’s appeal over the referral to the Court of Justice of the EU of key issues concerning the vali(...)

Michael Collins SC, for Data Protection Commissioner Helen Dixon (above), said the Supreme Court should not interfere with the High Court judgment directing a reference to the ECJ over the transfer channels.

Facebook wants to alter High Court findings on issues concerning the validity of EU-US data transfer channels because it “doesn’t like them” and does (...)

Data Protection Commissioner Helen Dixon at the Four Courts on Monday  for a Supreme Court action. Photograph: Collins Courts

Facebook’s unprecedented appeal aimed at halting a referral to the European Court of Justice (CJEU) concerning the validity of EU-US data transfer cha(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

This time of year wouldn’t be complete without – no, not novelty socks – our annual top 10 online business stories of the year. Back in its rightful p(...)

Tech companies’  products offer enticements, and many benefits but their potential encroachments and real costs go unrecognised (at best) or more despicably, are hidden (NB Google and Facebook). Photograph: Getty Images

‘Privacy – the question of who has the right to obtain, retain, and perhaps even sell personal information in digital form – is becoming one of the ho(...)

In the dark? Facebook’s chief operating office Sheryl Sandberg. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images

Is Ireland capable of regulating Facebook? Right now, Facebook doesn’t even seem to be under the full control of its own executive team. The New York(...)

The Facebook appeal will address issues including whether there is any entitlement in the first place to appeal a reference to the CJEU. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Facebook’s unprecedented Supreme Court appeal aimed at halting a referral to the European Court of Justice (CJEU) concerning the validity of EU-US dat(...)

The Supreme Court is fast-tracking Facebook’s appeal. Photograph: Reuters

Facebook has got a provisional date of December 19th for its unprecedented Supreme Court appeal aimed at halting a referral to the European Court of J(...)

A report indicated that Google continues to collect revealing location-based data through users’ Android phones and via Google Maps on the iPhone. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters

Where does responsibility lie – and what initiative may a national data protection authority take – when a company has potentially breached consumer p(...)

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