Robinson & Cole LLP (LexBlog Ireland)
EU-US Transatlantic Data Flows Subject to Further Legal Challenge
Last week, the High Court of Ireland submitted eleven questions to the Court of Justice for the European Union (CJEU) to consider about the personal data transfer regime between the European Union (EU) and the United States. This referral stems from a new claim by Max Schrems, an Austrian lawyer and privacy activist. Schrems previously...
Twitter ordered by Irish Court to disclose information about author of tweet
Twitter International Company (TIC) in Dublin, Ireland was reportedly ordered by a High Court to disclose data about the source of tweets about a whistleblower. The tweets, which included allegations of insurance fraud, are alleged to be defamatory. The whistleblower provided the government with evidence that Irish hospital staff were accepting lavish gifts from a...