Quartz: Meta has a $11 billion reason not to leave the EU

May 23, 2023

John Davisson, senior counsel and director of litigation at the Electronic Privacy Information Center, was less sympathetic toward Meta. He told Quartz that the setback is “well-deserved,” writing that rather than improve its data practices in Europe Meta tried to “paper over the problem” and wriggle out of its obligations in court.

Still, he agrees with Chander that it’s unlikely Meta ever pulls out from Europe entirely.

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