Judge permits WhatsApp Ireland to challenge €225M fine

09/11/2021 | The Irish Times

A High Court judge has granted WhatsApp Ireland permission to challenge a €225 million fine issued by the Irish Data Protection Commission for allegedly violating the EU General Data Protection Regulation's transparency principles. WhatsApp argues the allegations are invalid, unconstitutional and incompatible with the European Convention on Human Rights. It also claims the size of the fine violates its constitutional property rights. The company seeks an order dismissing the DPC's decision.

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