Jul 262013
 
 July 26, 2013  Non-U.S.

Derek Scally reports:

Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) has dismissed a complaint that the Irish subsidiaries of Facebook and Apple breached EU law by sharing data with US intelligence service via the Prism programme.

The DPC ruled there was “nothing to investigate” in a complaint filed by Austrian privacy campaigner Max Schrems, as Apple and Facebook had, in their view, acted within the terms of the EU-US data-sharing agreement, dubbed the “Safe Harbour” .

Read more on Irish Times.  TechCrunch has additional details.

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