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Facebook quizzed in court on EU-US data transfers

Facebook’s method of transferring data from the EU to the US for business purposes is being challenged again in court.

The Irish data protection commissioner is arguing that the legal mechanism for these transfers does not sufficiently protect EU citizens’ right to privacy.

The concern is such transfers could be subject to mass surveillance by US intelligence agencies.

Facebook said data protection safeguards were in place.

The challenge was prompted by privacy activist Max Schrems, who had previously taken Facebook to court over the so-called Safe Harbor data-transfer agreement.

He has been tweeting from the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in Luxembourg, revealing that he thinks it could take until “the end of the year” for the case to be resolved.

A ruling against Facebook could potentially undermine the basis on which many businesses send data across the Atlantic – particularly technology giants that rely on cloud computing and communications technology…

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