Irish High Court allows Max Schrems to join Meta's data transfer case

16/02/2024 | The Irish Times

Austrian lawyer, privacy activist and honorary chair of the not-for-profit organisation NOYB, Max Schrems, has been allowed by the High Court in Ireland to participate in Meta’s legal challenge against the Irish Data Protection Commission's decision requiring the suspension of user data transfer and storage from Europe to the US and the subsequent €1.2 billion fine. Mr Schrems was deemed uniquely and directly affected by the proceedings and was joined as a notice party by Mr Justice Michael Quinn. In this role, he will be allowed to make arguments in two related High Court cases taken by Meta over the data transfer decision.

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