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Why did Twitter and Dropbox relocate their non-US user accounts to Ireland? Is it because of Data Protection Law, PR or money?

Twitter & Dropbox relocate to Dublin

First it was Twitter. An update in its privacy policy revealed that it was relocating its non-US accounts to Ireland. Then Dropbox’s updated terms of services revealed they were doing something similar. So why are these US companies incorporating in Ireland? Twitter stated it was expanding operations to better support… Read more »