Facebook says 'imperative' for EU, US to find data deal solution

"It is imperative that EU and US governments ensure that they continue to provide reliable methods for lawful data transfer
"It is imperative that EU and US governments ensure that they continue to provide reliable methods for lawful data transfers and resolve any issues relating to national security," a Facebook spokeswoman said in an emailed statement to AFP

Facebook urged the EU and US to find a quick solution after Europe's top court struck down a key transatlantic data sharing deal that is relied on by the social media giant and other big firms.

"It is imperative that EU and US governments ensure that they continue to provide reliable methods for lawful data transfers and resolve any issues relating to ," a Facebook spokeswoman said in an emailed statement to AFP.

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