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Will the appointment of more Data Protection Commissioners be enough to silence Ireland’s critics?

Adrian Weckler


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Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook has appealed against its €225m Whatsapp fine from the DPC because it says it was not afforded an adequate right of reply during part of the process. Photo: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook has appealed against its €225m Whatsapp fine from the DPC because it says it was not afforded an adequate right of reply during part of the process. Photo: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook has appealed against its €225m Whatsapp fine from the DPC because it says it was not afforded an adequate right of reply during part of the process. Photo: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

The pressure had been building.

The combination of a spiralling workload and mounting criticism, both home and abroad, over how Ireland polices tech companies seems to have spurred the government into taking the first steps in increasing the size of the Irish DPC.


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