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Leaked Facebook data may predate GDPR

A massive dataset of personal information from 553 million Facebook users which surfaced online over the weekend may predate the GDPR, the Data Protection Commission (DPC) has said.

Published 7 April 2021

Facebook removes news from Australian feeds in response to proposed law

Australians can no longer access or share news on Facebook after the social media giant responded to proposed new legislation with sweeping restrictions on news content.

Published 18 February 2021

Facebook plays down suggestions it will leave EU over data transfer ban

Social media giant Facebook has played down suggestions that it will withdraw from Europe despite suggesting in an Irish court filing that it may have to.

Published 24 September 2020

Facebook agrees to pay £500,000 fine in connection with Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook has reached an agreement with the Information Commissioner's Office to pay a £500,000 fine in connection with the Cambridge Analytica scandal with no admission of liability.

Published 30 October 2019