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Who Regulates Tech In Europe?

May 28, 2015

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The escalating battle between Facebook and regulators from several countries in Europe underscores an unanswered question: Who gets to regulate tech companies for whom national borders are, technically speaking at least, virtually irrelevant? In the Facebook battle, the company maintains that the proper regulator is Ireland, because the headquarters of its European operations are in Ireland. Other countries, whose data privacy rules are more stringent, disagree.

 

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