European Court Asked to Rule on Facebook Data Transfers

The European Court of Justice has been asked to consider whether Facebook’s Dublin-based subsidiary can legally transfer users’ personal data to its U.S. parent, after Ireland’s top court said Tuesday that there are “well-founded concerns” the practice violates European law.

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Judge Wrestles With School’s Handling of Racial Cyberbullying

A federal judge said Thursday that a Bay Area high school may have been within its rights to discipline students who liked and commented on racists images posted to a private Instagram account, although he expressed doubts over the severity of the punishments.

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