Facebook to put 1.5 billion users Exclude from European privacy law, Account Holders Including From India will soon be governed by Terms of condition from the US instead of Ireland. From next month 1.5 billion users From outside of the European Union will not govern by the Terms of Service under its operations in Ireland as per news agency said on Thursday.
This moves faces lots of questions from regulators and lawmakers around all over the world over it’s handling of personal data. This change revolves around which users will be regulated via it’s EU Headquarters in Ireland.Facebook said it planned clearer privacy and policy rules worldwide.
This is the way of social network avoiding having to apply the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation(GDPR) to the countries outside of the EU on May 25. Facebook said that “it is offering everyone who uses Facebook the same privacy policies, setting, control, privacy protection are provided no matter where they live”
Simply Facebook moves means that any user outside of the EU will not be able to file complaints with Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioners or in Irish Courts Which will be Governed by the GDPR, Instead, The complaint will be Judge by the US Laws on privacy.
India is yet to adopt a data protection law. The change will affect more than 70% of it’s more than two Billion Users as per report Facebook had 239 million users in US and Canada, In Europe 370 million users as of in December month. It also had the 1.5 billion Users in Africa, Australia, Latin America and all They are ones Affected by the Change. Users in the US and Canada have never been subjected to European rules of Privacy.
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