Facebook says it will stop operating in Europe if regulators don’t cease cracking down on Facebook transferring data to the us from Europe. But in later reports as of today Facebook is denying those claims that it will not pull itself out of operating against European regulators concerns.
Facebook said that Ireland’s Data Protection Commission (DPC) would force the company to leave the 447.7 million European people using Facebook Instagram in the dark.
The EU’s top court struck down the Continent’s Privacy Shield framework over concerns about U.S. government surveillance. The SCCs, were left alone but the court t upheld the legality of standard contractual clauses, know as SCCs, composed by the European Commission. Thousands of businesses these clauses to perform data transfers between other countries and the U.S. rely upon.