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#Data Protection

# data-protection - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Opinion: We need a modern framework for data protection – and we need it now
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# Data

Opinion: We need a modern framework for data protection – and we need it now

Oct 7th 2014, 8:00 AM 24 Views 6 Comments

Data protection reform will need to rebuild the trust that has been shattered by numerous spying scandals and data breaches.

# data-protection - Monday 6 October, 2014

Private investigators fined for unlawfully obtaining addresses of Credit Union members
# MCK Rentals
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# MCK Rentals

Private investigators fined for unlawfully obtaining addresses of Credit Union members

Oct 6th 2014, 5:31 PM 8,503 Views 0 Comments

MCK Rentals unlawfully gathered people’s addresses from the Department of Social Protection and the HSE.

# data-protection - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

'No data breach' says Irish Water, despite sending 6,329 letters to the wrong address
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# Oops

'No data breach' says Irish Water, despite sending 6,329 letters to the wrong address

Sep 10th 2014, 10:11 PM 19,449 Views 142 Comments

The Data Protection Commissioner has not said whether a breach took place.

Meet the new boss in charge of protecting all our data
# New Job
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# New Job

Meet the new boss in charge of protecting all our data

Sep 10th 2014, 4:05 PM 8,026 Views 15 Comments

So long, Billy Hawkes. Hello, Helen Dixon.

# data-protection - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Here's why people are worried about a US warrant for emails on Irish servers
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# Privacy

Here's why people are worried about a US warrant for emails on Irish servers

Sep 4th 2014, 12:00 PM 17,777 Views 26 Comments

A US court has said Microsoft has to hand over the data but European governments (ours included, of course) and other US companies think this would be a disaster.

# data-protection - Sunday 10 August, 2014

The state has asked Twitter to block 13 accounts in Ireland this year...
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# Tweet Tweet

The state has asked Twitter to block 13 accounts in Ireland this year...

Aug 10th 2014, 8:15 AM 18,634 Views 16 Comments

…and Twitter has refused.

# data-protection - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Microsoft loses appeal over email data stored in Ireland
# Privacy
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# Privacy

Microsoft loses appeal over email data stored in Ireland

Jul 31st 2014, 9:35 PM 10,090 Views 11 Comments

Judge rejected Microsoft bid concerning the provision of email information on servers in Ireland to US authorities.

# data-protection - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Opinion: 'Right to be forgotten' ruling opens a legal and ethical Pandora's box
# Right To Be Forgotten
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# Right To Be Forgotten

Opinion: 'Right to be forgotten' ruling opens a legal and ethical Pandora's box

Jul 23rd 2014, 8:00 AM 93 Views 7 Comments

The ECJ ruling is a godsend for criminals who want to scrub their record clean – and sets a worrying precedent for empowering governments to act beyond their borders.

# data-protection - Friday 30 May, 2014

HSE cannot contact home-schooled girls to provide HPV vaccine
# Unprotected
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# Unprotected

HSE cannot contact home-schooled girls to provide HPV vaccine

May 30th 2014, 6:30 AM 8,995 Views 32 Comments

The HSE are ‘not in a position’ to do so because of data protection issues.

# data-protection - Monday 28 April, 2014

Turns out a lot of data can be retrieved from a reset phone or tablet
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Turns out a lot of data can be retrieved from a reset phone or tablet

Apr 28th 2014, 2:25 PM 19,021 Views 22 Comments

Researchers from Deloitte found that personal and corporate data such as passwords and email could be retrieved, even when the phone was encrypted or “factory wiped”.

# data-protection - Monday 14 April, 2014

Column: What is the psychological impact of spending so much time in 'cyberspace'?
# CyberPsychology
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# CyberPsychology

Column: What is the psychological impact of spending so much time in 'cyberspace'?

Apr 14th 2014, 1:00 PM 744 Views 18 Comments

There are serious legal, ethical and philosophical challenges to protecting children in this technological age, writes Mary Aiken.

# data-protection - Monday 7 April, 2014

Column: If you take photos of people without their knowledge, you're being a creep
# Stranger Shaming
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# Stranger Shaming

Column: If you take photos of people without their knowledge, you're being a creep

Apr 7th 2014, 7:30 PM 160,556 Views 73 Comments

We need to start taking privacy in public places seriously, starting by not sharing images made without the subject’s consent – after all, next time, it could be you, writes Fergal Crehan.

# data-protection - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Column: Why has it taken so long for the DPC to investigate Shatter's Prime Time comment?
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# Column

Column: Why has it taken so long for the DPC to investigate Shatter's Prime Time comment?

Apr 5th 2014, 5:30 PM 112 Views 30 Comments

It was almost a year ago that a complaint was made about the Minister for Justice telling Prime Time about Mick Wallace being cautioned by a garda over using his mobile phone while driving, writes William Campbell.

# data-protection - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

It's Data Protection day - are you up to speed on your data privacy rights?
# My Business
From TheJournal.ie
# My Business

It's Data Protection day - are you up to speed on your data privacy rights?

Jan 28th 2014, 7:45 AM 7,082 Views 7 Comments

European data protection reform could be introduced before the end of this year.

# data-protection - Monday 27 January, 2014

Private answers: Irish people are now less worried about social media security
# Snoop Logs
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# Snoop Logs

Private answers: Irish people are now less worried about social media security

Jan 27th 2014, 5:14 PM 6,868 Views 16 Comments

Over two-thirds of people feel they have had their privacy breached, with a rise in unsolicited emails and texts.

# data-protection - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

77 per cent of company data breaches are caused by employees
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# Data Protection

77 per cent of company data breaches are caused by employees

Jan 21st 2014, 4:46 PM 6,764 Views 7 Comments

The survey found that almost a quarter of Irish companies have experienced multiple data breaches over the past twelve months.

# data-protection - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

NSA using radio waves to access 100,000 offline computers
# Surveillance
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# Surveillance

NSA using radio waves to access 100,000 offline computers

Jan 15th 2014, 10:56 AM 10,183 Views 61 Comments

The technology has been used to monitor the Chinese Army, Mexican police and drug cartels, and trade institutions inside the European Union.

# data-protection - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Users of public wi-fi may have had personal details stolen
# Hacking
From TheJournal.ie
# Hacking

Users of public wi-fi may have had personal details stolen

Dec 11th 2013, 7:28 AM 13,349 Views 26 Comments

If you use public wi-fi systems, you should read this.

# data-protection - Friday 22 November, 2013

LG admits to collecting data from smart TVs
# Data Protection
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# Data Protection

LG admits to collecting data from smart TVs

Nov 22nd 2013, 3:57 PM 14,545 Views 32 Comments

LG admitted to the claims after a British IT consultant blogged about how his smart TV sent data even after he disabled it.

# data-protection - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Gardaí investigate as 1.5 million affected by Loyaltybuild data breach
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# Data Theft

Gardaí investigate as 1.5 million affected by Loyaltybuild data breach

Nov 13th 2013, 8:47 AM 6,769 Views 19 Comments

Customers are being advised to check for unusual transactions over the last month.

# data-protection - Friday 25 October, 2013

Merkel demands no spying agreement: 'Spying among friends, that cannot be'
# US Spying
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# US Spying

Merkel demands no spying agreement: 'Spying among friends, that cannot be'

Oct 25th 2013, 8:21 AM 4,486 Views 36 Comments

France and Germany have called for an agreement with the US by the end of the year to try to resolve a dispute over spying.

# data-protection - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Email with personal details of girl found at GPO accidentally sent to member of public
# Child Protection
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# Child Protection

Email with personal details of girl found at GPO accidentally sent to member of public

Oct 22nd 2013, 10:30 PM 76,913 Views 109 Comments

The message contained specific details about the young teenager’s physical and mental wellbeing and a photograph of her in hospital.

# data-protection - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Column: Irish regulators will soon be at the forefront of questions about data protection
# Opinion
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# Opinion

Column: Irish regulators will soon be at the forefront of questions about data protection

Aug 27th 2013, 7:30 PM 67 Views 9 Comments

Global tech firms in Ireland bring responsibilities as well as benefits; Facebook’s base in Dublin means Irish regulators will be the forefront of new questions surrounding privacy and data protection, writes Dan Hayden.

Facebook to pay out for using personal data in adverts
# Data Protection
From TheJournal.ie
# Data Protection

Facebook to pay out for using personal data in adverts

Aug 27th 2013, 3:56 PM 7,142 Views 10 Comments

The social network must pay $20 million after an estimated 614,000 Facebook users had their personal details appear in ads on the site.

Data Protection Commissioner contacts maternity hospital over abortion data leak
# DATA LEAK
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# DATA LEAK

Data Protection Commissioner contacts maternity hospital over abortion data leak

Aug 27th 2013, 10:31 AM 6,378 Views 18 Comments

A spokesperson said there had been “informal contact” to remind the hospital of the commissioner’s codes of practice.

# data-protection - Friday 23 August, 2013

Data breach involving payments to current and former IBRC staff
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# Ibrc

Data breach involving payments to current and former IBRC staff

Aug 23rd 2013, 7:26 PM 11,463 Views 11 Comments

Dozens of current and former staff at the former Anglo Irish Bank have been affected by the data breach.

# data-protection - Thursday 1 August, 2013

Irish government asks Twitter for some users' account details
# Investigations
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# Investigations

Irish government asks Twitter for some users' account details

Aug 1st 2013, 6:30 PM 16,049 Views 79 Comments

Twitter has disclosed that the government made less than 10 requests for information about users in the first six months of this year in its latest transparency report.

# data-protection - Friday 19 July, 2013

EU justice chief vows new data protection laws
# PRISM
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# PRISM

EU justice chief vows new data protection laws

Jul 19th 2013, 3:14 PM 3,114 Views 3 Comments

PRISM has ‘woken Europe up’ to the need for strict rules.

# data-protection - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

Column: How to protect your private data in a digital world
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# Read Me

Column: How to protect your private data in a digital world

Jul 3rd 2013, 7:00 AM 63 Views 15 Comments

With Snowden, Prism and national security secrets in the news, it’s clear that technology has made privacy harder to ensure. Renaat Verbruggen gives a run down of how cryptography can protect your private information.

# data-protection - Friday 14 June, 2013

Draft EU data law could kill casual web browsing, digital SMEs warn
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# Online Publishing

Draft EU data law could kill casual web browsing, digital SMEs warn

Jun 14th 2013, 4:47 PM 8,066 Views 31 Comments

A group of Irish online publishers say draft European laws could force users to register just to see the homepage of a website.

# data-protection - Monday 10 June, 2013

Data Protection Commissioner 'not surprised' by US surveillance programme
# Information
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# Information

Data Protection Commissioner 'not surprised' by US surveillance programme

Jun 10th 2013, 12:47 PM 5,369 Views 59 Comments

Billy Hawkes said that his concern might be that there would be an abuse of powers that have been granted for legitimate reasons.

# data-protection - Friday 7 June, 2013

Poll: Do you believe your personal information online is secure?
# Your Say
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# Your Say

Poll: Do you believe your personal information online is secure?

Jun 7th 2013, 9:58 AM 6,358 Views 34 Comments

Revelations in the US have started a privacy debate in recent days.

# data-protection - Thursday 6 June, 2013

Ireland 'made EU diplomats sleep in tents' to force data protection deal
# EU2013IE
From TheJournal.ie
# EU2013IE

Ireland 'made EU diplomats sleep in tents' to force data protection deal

Jun 6th 2013, 8:35 PM 19,127 Views 18 Comments

The EU’s justice commissioner says Ireland has been more committed than most to making diplomatic progress.

# data-protection - Monday 20 May, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with soccer's next big talent*
# Need To Know
From TheJournal.ie
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with soccer's next big talent*

May 20th 2013, 6:58 PM 8,396 Views 1 Comment

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

'Worrying degree of inappropriate access' to welfare information
# Annual Report
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# Annual Report

'Worrying degree of inappropriate access' to welfare information

May 20th 2013, 3:16 PM 11,931 Views 34 Comments

One HSE employee searched the social welfare records of their son’s girlfriend.

# data-protection - Monday 18 March, 2013

The 9 at 9: Monday
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# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Mar 18th 2013, 9:01 AM 12,888 Views 7 Comments

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know at the start of this Bank Holiday Monday.

Insurer ordered to pay costs in data breach case
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# Data Protection

Insurer ordered to pay costs in data breach case

Mar 18th 2013, 7:30 AM 13,634 Views 15 Comments

A High Court judgement is being hailed as a landmark ruling which makes businesses legally liable for data protection breaches.

# data-protection - Saturday 16 February, 2013

Facebook network hit by 'sophisticated' cyber attack
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# Facebook

Facebook network hit by 'sophisticated' cyber attack

Feb 16th 2013, 11:10 AM 11,427 Views 14 Comments

The social networking giant said it found no evidence any user data was compromised.

# data-protection - Thursday 14 February, 2013

Pro-life 'robo-calls' to Irish numbers came from United States
# Robo-calls
From TheJournal.ie
# Robo-calls

Pro-life 'robo-calls' to Irish numbers came from United States

Feb 14th 2013, 5:31 PM 11,138 Views 73 Comments

ComReg and the Data Protection Commissioner say because the calls came from abroad, they can take no action against them.

# data-protection - Saturday 2 February, 2013

Twitter attacked by 'sophisticated' hackers
# Hacking
From TheJournal.ie
# Hacking

Twitter attacked by 'sophisticated' hackers

Feb 2nd 2013, 7:40 AM 7,563 Views 12 Comments

The attackers may have gained some access to user information.