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Facebook seeks to join High Court proceedings in Schrems case

Tuesday 20 October 2015 | 14:28 CET | News
Facebook has requested the chance to give its opinion in a legal challenge by Austrian student Max Schrems against Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner the Irish privacy regulator for refusing to investigate Facebook's transfer of data to the US, Reuters reports. A Facebook spokesperson said, "We believe it is critical that we join the proceedings so that we can provide accurate information about our procedures and processes, as well as to correct inaccuracies that already exist." At the proceedings, the High Court ruled that the Data Protection Commissioner's decision not to investigate

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