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EU fines Meta record €1.2B as feud over data transfers to the US escalates

22/05/2023

In a seminal moment for international data flows, the EU has fined Meta a record-breaking €1.2bn for privacy violations. The penalty is the largest ever for a violation of GDPR, which was introduced to protect personal information. According to EU regulators, Meta broke the rules by transferring user data from the...
In a seminal moment for international data flows, the EU has fined Meta a record-breaking €1.2bn for privacy violations. The penalty is the largest ever for a violation of GDPR, which was introduced to protect information. According to EU regulators, Meta broke the rules by transferring user data from the bloc to the US for processing. The Facebook owner made these transfers on the basis of standard contractual clauses (SCCs), which govern the flow of data. But an EU investigation determined that SCCs don’t provide enough protection from US surveillance. Andrea Jelinek, chair of the European Data Protection…This story continues at The Next Web
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