ResourcesFebruary 7, 2022Federal Court in Australia confirms decision in an OAIC procedure against Facebook

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) issued a press release to welcome the full bench of the Australian Federal Court decision to reject Facebook Inc’s appeal to set aside an earlier ruling by a Justice of the Federal Court granting the Australian Information Commissioner leave to serve legal documents on the US-based entity. The Commissioner filed proceedings against Facebook Inc and Facebook Ireland in the Federal Court in March 2020, alleging the social media platform committed serious and/or repeated interferences with privacy in contravention of Australian privacy law. The Commissioner subsequently applied for and obtained permission to serve the initiating court documents on Facebook Inc and Facebook Ireland.

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