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#1 TheSentinel

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Posted 22 April 2018 - 06:23 PM

Facebook removes 1.5 billion users from protection of EU privacy law
In anticipation of the EU's new GDPR rule, Facebook limits its legal umbrella.

Cyrus Farivar - Apr 20, 2018 11:45 am UTC

Facebook has quietly altered its terms of service, making stricter Irish data protection laws no longer binding on the vast majority of its users. The revision was first reported Wednesday by Reuters. Now, Facebook’s headquarters in California will be responsible for processing any relevant legal claims, and American law will be binding for those outside the EU.

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Posted 22 April 2018 - 06:48 PM

Please see another artticle about here:

 

Facebook sneakily shifts data of 1.5 billion users away from Europe and GDPR
By Mark Wycislik-Wilson
2018-04-20

Following the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the spotlight of privacy has been firmly on Facebook. The social network has made numerous promises about offering greater privacy controls to users, and after fears that Europe would end up with greater controls because of GDPR, Facebook then revealed similar tools will be rolled out around the world.

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https://betanews.com...ta-from-europe/