EDPB settles Meta data transfer dispute, discusses Italian ChatGPT ban

13/04/2023 | EDPB

During its April plenary session, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) confirmed it had resolved the dispute following the draft decision of the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) regarding the lawfulness of Meta's EU-US data transfers under the EU General Data Protection Regulation Article 65 dispute resolution mechanism. The issue concerned whether an administrative fine would be sufficient and/or if an additional order was required. The DPC now has one month to issue its final decision. Once issued, the EDPB will publish details of its binding decision.

Following the news, the IAPP announced it would hold a LinkedIn live session examining the potential consequences of a binding EDPB decision on Meta data transfers. The session is scheduled on Friday, 14 April. 

In her weekly review of the privacy developments in Brussels, IAPP Managing Director, Europe, Isabelle Roccia, writes about the two significant topics on the EDPB's agenda this week, namely ChatGPT and Meta US data transfers. On the latter, Roccia writes how all eyes were on the EDPB this week. While the decision is yet to be known, "all signs indicate that the EDPB will decide in favour of the DPC ordering Meta to suspend its data transfers to the US."

The EDPB also discussed Italy's data protection authority (DPA) recent enforcement action against Open AI's Chat GPT service. In addition, the EDPB agreed to create a task force to facilitate greater cooperation over potential enforcement actions taken by DPAs.

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