May 182015
 
 May 18, 2015  Business, Non-U.S.

RTÉ reports:

The Office of the Data Protection Commissioner will today assume responsibility for ensuring the privacy and data of around 300 million people outside the US who use Twitter each month is adequately respected.

Last month the microblogging site told users that from 18 May, “Twitter International Company will be responsible for handling your account information under Irish privacy and data protection law.”

The move means all of the social network’s users outside of the US will come under the European Union’s Data Protection Directive.

Read more on RTÉ.

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