Irish court hears case challenging transatlantic data transfers - PCWorld

Max Schrems' 2013 complaint to the Irish data protection commissioner over Facebook's handling of his personal information put him in an unusual position on Tuesday: He's a co-defendant, alongside Facebook, in a case before the High Court of Ireland.

Data commissioner tells court US law fails to protect privacy - Irish Times

The Data Protection Commissioner has reached a provisional view that recent changes in US law fail to adequately protect the data privacy rights of European Union citizens whose personal data is sent to the United States, the Commercial Court has heard.

Facebook EU-US data transfer case kicks off in Dublin - Computer Business Review

Irish privacy watchdog wants the case to be referred to the European Union's top court. The Irish High Court has started hearing a case that challenges the data transfer mechanism used by Facebook and other technology companies. The hearing is taking ...

Update on the Legal Challenge to Standard Contractual Clauses - Lexology (registration)

The closely followed case challenging the validity of Standard Contractual Clauses for the transfer of personal data outside the EEA to countries considered not to provide an adequate level of data protection, including the US, is progressing with a ...

Dublin court to decide EU's future relationship with Trump's America - The Register

The future of the relationship between the European Union and President Trump's United States is being decided in a Dublin court hearing which is expected to continue for the next three weeks. While the president has backed away from previous comments ...

Ireland challenges Facebook over personal data transfer - RT

The transfer of user's personal information by Facebook from the European Union to the US faces another legal hurdle. The Irish Data Protection Commissioner (IDPC) has started the referral process to Europe's top court. Ireland's Data Protection ...

How a Dublin court case could derail EU-US data privacy agreements - ComputerWeekly.com

The Schrems-Facebook court case in Dublin has potentially huge implications for EU-US trade and privacy rights. The US government will argue that any finding by the Irish or European courts that the safeguards are inadequate could have “sweeping” ...

How safe is your Facebook data once it leaves the EU? - Newstalk 106-108 fm

The latest chapter of Max Schrems' legal battle with Facebook kicked off in Dublin today - the Irish Data Protection Commissioner Helen Dixon's office has said that there are "deficiencies" in the existing provisions for EU citizens to investigate ...

Ireland's privacy watchdog challenges Facebook's EU-US data transfer mechanism in Dublin court - International Business Times UK

A ruling against Facebook could cause issues for tech firms that want to transfer citizens' personal data to the US. India Ashok. By India Ashok. February 8, 2017 04:34 GMT. Facebook The main issue surrounding the case is whether US surveillance ...

Why the Facebook case matters to you - Irish Times

Last June the Irish Commercial Court admitted a case initiated by Data Protection Commissioner Helen Dixon against Facebook Ireland and Maximillian Schrems to its fast track and case managed commercial lists. The commissioner is seeking legal clarity ...

Ireland's high court begins hearing Facebook's US data transfers - Global Times

A case of Facebook's transfers of European Union users' data to the United States was heared on Tuesday before the High Court in Dublin. The High Court heard the Irish Data Protection Commissioner (IDPC), the country's data watchdog, had formed a ...

Data Protection Commissioner fights US over EU data privacy rights - Irish Examiner

A clash between the Data Protection Commissioner and the US government over the adequacy of US legal safeguards for the data privacy rights of EU citizens has emerged at the Commercial Court. Commissioner Helen Dixon has brought a case with ...

Commercial links may be 'at risk' from data transfer ruling - The Times (subscription)

A landmark case involving the transfer of Facebook data from the EU to the US could have sweeping ramifications for commercial links and intelligence-sharing between jurisdictions, the US government has warned. The Irish Data Protection Commissioner ...

Irish court hears case challenging transatlantic data transfers - Network World

Max Schrems' 2013 complaint to the Irish data protection commissioner over Facebook's handling of his personal information put him in an unusual position on Tuesday: He's a co-defendant, alongside Facebook, in a case before the High Court of Ireland.

Ireland Challenges Facebook in What Could Become a Landmark Data Case - Fortune

Ireland's privacy watchdog has launched a bid to refer Facebook's data transfer mechanism to the European Union's top court in a landmark case that could put the shifting of data across the Atlantic under renewed legal threat. The move is the latest ...

US warns of 'sweeping' ramifications from Schrems case - Irish Times

A major action by the Data Protection Commissioner aimed at having the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) decide if transatlantic data transfer channels breach privacy rights of EU citizens has opened at the Commercial Court. The ...

Landmark EU-US data privacy court case opens in Dublin - RTE.ie

The High Court has begun hearing a landmark case with implications for the privacy rights of EU citizens and transatlantic trade. The case marks the first ever involvement by the US government in litigation in the Irish courts, underlining the huge ...

Irish court hears case challenging transatlantic data transfers - Techworld Australia

Max Schrems' 2013 complaint to the Irish data protection commissioner over Facebook's handling of his personal information put him in an unusual position on Tuesday: He's a co-defendant, alongside Facebook, in a case before the High Court of Ireland.

Landmark EU-US data privacy court case opens in Dublin - The Daily Star

A campaign by Austrian privacy lawyer Max Schrems against Facebook's transfer of personal data from Europe to the US was being heard in an Irish court from yesterday, the latest twist in a long legal battle. The landmark case in Ireland, where the US ...

Data watchdog clashes with US over EU citizens' privacy rights - Irish Times

A clash between the Data Protection Commissioner and the government of the United States over the adequacy of US legal safeguards for the data-privacy rights of EU citizens has emerged at the Commercial Court. Commissioner Helen Dixon has brought a ...