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Old 04-27-2021, 08:14 AM   #1
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Let's Have your Dirt on FB


Here's the Situation: The Irish Data Protection Commissioner is responsible for making sure GDPR (General Data Privacy Regulations) are properly practiced for myself (as an Irish citizen) and all in the 27 member EU, and indeed the 28 member block (including the EU) until the end of 2019, if I understand the situation. Up to December 2019, the UK was a member of the EU. For 2020, market arrangements only applied.

After seeing this excellent link posted by Jan K.https://itmunch.com/facebook-data-br...ine-2005-2021/ and boughtonp's contribution https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shadow...le%27s_historyI felt it wise to inform the Data Protection Commission about this, and would like to attract as much info as possible on data tracking from anywhere, but particularly the EU. I also welcome their many egregious data breaches. All this will go to the Irish Data Protection Commission.
 
Old 04-27-2021, 08:31 AM   #2
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There was r/antifacebook on reddit, with a lot of dirt.
But I don't know if it's still there, been trying to avoid the site since the re-design.
 
Old 04-27-2021, 11:10 AM   #3
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Thanks. I have lodged an official complaint referring to this thread. So post here and folks at the dpc can access it.
 
Old 04-27-2021, 12:14 PM   #4
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For billions in tax avoidance, search "Paradise Papers" ... but they weren't the only offenders there...
 
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For billions in tax avoidance, search "Paradise Papers" ... but they weren't the only offenders there...
Isn't it because Ireland is a tax haven that corporations move to Ireland in the first place?
 
Old 04-28-2021, 02:09 AM   #6
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The "Paradise Papers" relates to Bermuda. Ireland isn't a tax haven as such, but corporation tax is lower, around half that of other similar sized EU countries.
 
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I think Ireland has a low tax rate for Foreign tech (& manufacturing) Investment, a cool climate and big Internet pipes. All are advantages to any large tech companies. Bermuda and other spots have a 0% tax rate; Ireland's is 12.5%(?). Operating costs are not low. We are also EU members. Ireland hasn't been hit too bad by the pandemic as a result. Pfizer, Google, Intel, Facebook & Apple all have European offices here, as well as many lesser known names.

One of the links I supplied to the Data Protection Commissioner was this thread, so if folks post links or documents here, the DPC can access them. Thanks for all replies. I also gave the links from the other 'breaches' thread.
 
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If I may ask business_kid, and out of morbid curiosity, what do you expect them to do about narcissistbook Facebook? Shut it down or something?
 
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If I may ask business_kid, and out of morbid curiosity, what do you expect them to do about narcissistbook Facebook? Shut it down or something?
The EU are on Ireland's backs about this, but big fines, and/or restriction on their most egregious practices. It may be decided or influenced by Europe.
 
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There was r/antifacebook on reddit, with a lot of dirt.
But I don't know if it's still there, been trying to avoid the site since the re-design.
For those of us that don't like change, there is;

old.reddit.com
 
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OK, I was looking among a cadre of linux users who I respect as savvy people for dirt on FB to pass on to our data commissioner. As an Irish citizen, I can add evidence.
 
  


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