Tag: Instagram

Tag: Instagram

”Pay or ok” — Does this new paid subscription model invalidate consent?

There has been much debate about the validity of consent under the GDPR as it relates to the “Pay or ok” paid subscription model on social media and other platforms and websites.   Since November 7, European users of Facebook and Instagram have had the option to pay a subscription in exchange for an ad-free

The Irish DPC imposed a fine of €405 million on Meta Platforms Limited

The Irish DPC imposed a fine of €405 million on Meta Platforms Limited, relating to the processing of children’s data.    The Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) recently imposed a fine of €405 million and a range of corrective measures on Meta Platforms Limited (Ireland), after an inquiry into the company revealed several GDPR infractions.

Final decision on Meta Platforms delayed by Irish DPC

The Irish DPC has been forced to delay its final decision on Meta Platforms’ use of SCCs for international data transfers.    Despite several threats from the company Meta Platforms to shut down Facebook and Instagram in Europe due to concerns over the use of Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs) for cross-border data transfers, this may

Meta considers EU shut down

Meta considers EU shut down in the absence of a framework for the storage of EU data on US servers.   Representatives from Meta have spoken up about the possibility of the company having to shut down Instagram and Facebook services in the EU, unless a framework is implemented which allows them to store EU