Ireland fails in tackling big tech privacy complaints

The Irish Data Protection Commissioner has been criticized for not resolving the vast majority of privacy complaints against Apple and other tech companies, delaying rulings in other European Union countries.

Apple's facilities in Cork, Ireland.Apple’s facilities in Cork, Ireland.

As the European headquarters for Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Twitter, Ireland has the responsibility to ensure the companies follow EU law, including GDPR. However, in cases of privacy abuse, Ireland’s failure to investigate is impacting data protection cases by other regulators within the EU.

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