May 262016
 
 May 26, 2016  Non-U.S.

Julia Fioretti and Conor Humphries report:

Data transfers to the United States by companies such as Facebook and Google face a renewed legal threat after the Irish privacy watchdog said on Wednesday it would refer Facebook’s data transfer mechanisms to the top EU court.

The move follows an Irish investigation into Facebook’s transfer of European Union users’ data to the United States to ensure that personal privacy is properly protected from U.S. government surveillance.

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