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Data Protection Commission

 Statement from Data Protection Commissioner, Helen Dixon in respect of High Court Case 2013/765 JR - Schrems



"I welcome today's ruling from Judge Hogan which brings these proceedings to a conclusion.

My Office will now proceed to investigate the substance of the complaint with all due diligence."
20 October 2015