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The future of Europe's Safe Harbour Agreement with the US called into question

  • Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
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  • European Union, Ireland, USA
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  • April 28 2015

An action spearheaded by Austrian law graduate and privacy campaigner, Max Schrems, has cast doubt over the future of Europe's Safe Harbour Agreement

Offshoring data: Twitter moves non-US accounts to Ireland

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • Ireland
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  • April 22 2015

Twitter has announced that, effective next month, its Dublin-based entity will take over all services for non-US users. Accordingly, all non-US user

Symantec cyberattack report a timely reminder of increasing cyberattack risk

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • Ireland
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  • April 27 2015

The risk of cyberattack is one that has been brought to the forefront of popular consciousness by the devastating cyberattacks on Sony Pictures

Privacy & cybersecurity update, issue 3 - October, 2014

  • Jones Day
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  • Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, European Union, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, Taiwan, USA
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  • October 15 2014

On August 1, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") issued a report on mobile shopping applications. In it, the FTC found that such apps often fail to

The Microsoft Warrant case: not just an Irish issue

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland, USA
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  • October 8 2014

John O'Connor outlines the latest position in the 'Microsoft Warrant case' where the Cloud provider was ordered by a US Federal Court to produce its

The Data Protection Act: a stone to sling at the Facebook goliath?

  • Collyer Bristow LLP
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • July 22 2014

When you log into Facebook the first thing you see is your 'newsfeed': a seemingly random collection of messages, status updates and photographs

Can US law enforcement access information on Irish servers? the Microsoft saga

  • Mason Hayes & Curran
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  • Ireland, USA
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  • September 11 2014

In the past few months, Ireland has found itself at the centre of an intense battle over whether US authorities can access data on Irish-based

PRISMFacebook: High Court refers to ECJ on Safe Harbour

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • June 26 2014

On 18 June 2014, Mr Justice Hogan delivered his judgment to the High Court to refer the judicial review case of Schrems v. the Data Protection

German court ruling on Facebook’s personal data gives legal certainty to Irish data controllers

  • Matheson
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  • Germany, Ireland
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  • September 12 2014

An order issued by the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner for the German state of Schleswig-Holstein ("ULD"), against the administrator of a

Irish High Court refers Facebook privacy case to European court

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • European Union, Ireland
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  • June 24 2014

The High Court, in Schrems v Data Protection Commissioner, 18 June 2014, has referred questions arising to the Court of Justice of the European Union