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# online - Friday 17 November, 2017

Mary Lou McDonald says she's glad Barry Walsh resigned over comments about female politicians
# Executive Council
From TheJournal.ie
# Executive Council

Mary Lou McDonald says she's glad Barry Walsh resigned over comments about female politicians

Nov 17th 2017, 6:15 PM 60,839 Views 164 Comments

The Sinn Féin deputy leader was subject to online abuse by Walsh.

# online - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

Former German spy found guilty of trying to share state secrets while pretending to be jihadist
# Duesseldorf
From TheJournal.ie
# Duesseldorf

Former German spy found guilty of trying to share state secrets while pretending to be jihadist

Sep 20th 2017, 8:24 AM 10,614 Views 24 Comments

The former banker and a father-of-four was also an ex-gay porn actor.

# online - Saturday 16 September, 2017

'A connection to the place they know': There's a new online mental health service for teenagers
# Turn2MeYouth
From TheJournal.ie
# Turn2MeYouth

'A connection to the place they know': There's a new online mental health service for teenagers

Sep 16th 2017, 8:00 AM 16,642 Views 8 Comments

Turn2MeYouth offers online peer support and individual counselling to 16-19 year olds.

# online - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

World's oldest white supremacist and KKK website pulled offline
# Stormfront
From TheJournal.ie
# Stormfront

World's oldest white supremacist and KKK website pulled offline

Aug 29th 2017, 9:56 PM 28,743 Views 173 Comments

The founder of the forum website Stormfront said he was still trying to get it back online.

# online - Saturday 26 August, 2017

Moderators of Irish online forum have had their personal information leaked after deleting hate speech
# Doxxing
From TheJournal.ie
# Doxxing

Moderators of Irish online forum have had their personal information leaked after deleting hate speech

Aug 26th 2017, 4:00 PM 36,659 Views 94 Comments

The practice, known as doxxing, is not specifically addressed under Irish law but can be illegal in certain circumstances.

# online - Friday 18 August, 2017

White nationalist extremism being blocked from online social networks
# Accounts Removed
From TheJournal.ie
# Accounts Removed

White nationalist extremism being blocked from online social networks

Aug 18th 2017, 6:10 AM 8,635 Views 34 Comments

Online chat rooms were used to help organise the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville.

# online - Sunday 30 July, 2017

Irresponsible or realistic: Is 13 too young for the digital age of consent?
# Social Media
From TheJournal.ie
# Social Media

Irresponsible or realistic: Is 13 too young for the digital age of consent?

Jul 30th 2017, 8:45 AM 13,485 Views 19 Comments

More and more children have access to the internet, making it difficult to protect them from inappropriate content.

# online - Friday 28 July, 2017

There's been a surge in complaints about Irish 'influencers' plugging products
# Backlash
From TheJournal.ie
# Backlash

There's been a surge in complaints about Irish 'influencers' plugging products

Jul 28th 2017, 12:05 AM 31,996 Views 35 Comments

Three times the amount of complaints have been received so far in 2017 compared to all of last year.

# online - Monday 19 June, 2017

Children as young as 8 being blackmailed with their own sexual images by online criminals
# Online Sexual Coercion
From TheJournal.ie
# Online Sexual Coercion

Children as young as 8 being blackmailed with their own sexual images by online criminals

Jun 19th 2017, 10:45 PM 17,861 Views 41 Comments

A number of children have died by suicide after falling victim to ‘sextortion’.

# online - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Government spending €1.5 million to store paper records each year
# Out With The Old
From TheJournal.ie
# Out With The Old

Government spending €1.5 million to store paper records each year

Jun 11th 2017, 8:00 AM 11,591 Views 19 Comments

Storing paper files in off-site locations is costing over €1.5m every year.

# online - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Belgian King vs Burger King: Country's royal family outraged at fast food chain ad
# Choose Your Side
From TheJournal.ie
# Choose Your Side

Belgian King vs Burger King: Country's royal family outraged at fast food chain ad

May 28th 2017, 10:36 AM 21,399 Views 32 Comments

An online ad asks users to choose between King Philippe or Burger King.

# online - Friday 26 May, 2017

'What the f**k do you think we're here for?': Woman says Tinder date raped her in mountains
# Dublin
From TheJournal.ie
# Dublin

'What the f**k do you think we're here for?': Woman says Tinder date raped her in mountains

May 26th 2017, 8:45 PM 57,910 Views 0 Comments

The woman said the accused left her on an isolated rural road before returning and raping her.

# online - Friday 12 May, 2017

'This was an international attack': NHS plunged into chaos in large-scale cyber hack
# Held To Ransom
From TheJournal.ie
# Held To Ransom

'This was an international attack': NHS plunged into chaos in large-scale cyber hack

May 12th 2017, 8:36 PM 39,300 Views 78 Comments

Theresa May has said the cyber attack wasn’t specifically targeting the NHS.

# online - Monday 8 May, 2017

Pepe the Frog RIP: The artist behind the frog kills him off due to racist associations From TheJournal.ie

Pepe the Frog RIP: The artist behind the frog kills him off due to racist associations

May 8th 2017, 8:51 AM 17,467 Views 42 Comments

The frog was adopted by white supremacists and the alt-right movement.

# online - Monday 1 May, 2017

Visit your GP... in the Post Office? Kildare branch trialling new doctor service
# The Modern Way
From TheJournal.ie
# The Modern Way

Visit your GP... in the Post Office? Kildare branch trialling new doctor service

May 1st 2017, 11:43 AM 16,025 Views 13 Comments

The post office in Ballymore Eustace will be the first to offer the VideoDoc service.

# online - Saturday 11 March, 2017

What will happen to your Facebook account when you die?
# Digital Executor
From TheJournal.ie
# Digital Executor

What will happen to your Facebook account when you die?

Mar 11th 2017, 8:30 PM 30,263 Views 31 Comments

The Irish Hospice Foundation wants people to make plans for their social media accounts in the event of their death.

# online - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Man who posed as Justin Bieber online charged with over 900 child sex offences
# Australia
From TheJournal.ie
# Australia

Man who posed as Justin Bieber online charged with over 900 child sex offences

Mar 9th 2017, 11:54 AM 14,603 Views 9 Comments

The charges include rape, indecent treatment of children and making child exploitation material.

# online - Thursday 16 February, 2017

This is the county with the worst broadband access in Ireland
# Offline
From TheJournal.ie
# Offline

This is the county with the worst broadband access in Ireland

Feb 16th 2017, 9:30 AM 37,819 Views 55 Comments

Just over a third of the premises in Roscommon have access to high-speed broadband.

# online - Monday 13 February, 2017

Australians warned about Valentine's Day romance scams that target lonely older people
# Heartbreaking
From TheJournal.ie
# Heartbreaking

Australians warned about Valentine's Day romance scams that target lonely older people

Feb 13th 2017, 9:18 AM 10,245 Views 4 Comments

Romance scams cost victims more money than any other form of cheating.

Six ministers admit to using private email accounts like Taoiseach - but not for 'sensitive' information
# Online
From TheJournal.ie
# Online

Six ministers admit to using private email accounts like Taoiseach - but not for 'sensitive' information

Feb 13th 2017, 6:20 AM 8,198 Views 27 Comments

An email security specialist has said that government departments need to be aware of the risks posed by this.

# online - Monday 6 February, 2017

Online games mean young children are being cyberbullied long before they get a phone
# Research
From TheJournal.ie
# Research

Online games mean young children are being cyberbullied long before they get a phone

Feb 6th 2017, 10:51 AM 8,170 Views 19 Comments

New research shows that more than one in 10 school children have been cyberbullied.

# online - Friday 13 January, 2017

Police investigating 'beheading' threats made against Arlene Foster
# Dup Leader
From TheJournal.ie
# Dup Leader

Police investigating 'beheading' threats made against Arlene Foster

Jan 13th 2017, 2:22 PM 16,705 Views 50 Comments

The threats have been condemned by former Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness.

# online - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Want to get a bargain in the January sales? Don't jump in headfirst
# Shop Till You Drop
From TheJournal.ie
# Shop Till You Drop

Want to get a bargain in the January sales? Don't jump in headfirst

Jan 1st 2017, 6:30 PM 24,130 Views 9 Comments

Just because something you like is on sale doesn’t necessarily mean it’s worth getting.

# online - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Louise O'Neill's life online: 'My persona on social media in one word? Inappropriate'
# My Social Media Life
From TheJournal.ie
# My Social Media Life

Louise O'Neill's life online: 'My persona on social media in one word? Inappropriate'

Dec 29th 2016, 12:00 PM 21,365 Views 26 Comments

Well-known Irish names tell us about their life on the internet.

# online - Friday 23 December, 2016

Here are ways you can privately share photos with your friends and family
# Sharing Is Caring
From TheJournal.ie
# Sharing Is Caring

Here are ways you can privately share photos with your friends and family

Dec 23rd 2016, 7:00 PM 15,703 Views 9 Comments

Not everyone wants to use Facebook or email to share their special moments.

# online - Friday 2 December, 2016

Researchers in Cork develop technology that will identify child sexual abuse images online
# Artificial Intelligence
From TheJournal.ie
# Artificial Intelligence

Researchers in Cork develop technology that will identify child sexual abuse images online

Dec 2nd 2016, 6:39 PM 7,374 Views 7 Comments

Current systems mean specialists have to view “traumatic and distressing” material.

# online - Thursday 24 November, 2016

The Irishman who took a punt on Skyscanner is set to win from its €1.7bn sale
# Flying Form
From TheJournal.ie
# Flying Form

The Irishman who took a punt on Skyscanner is set to win from its €1.7bn sale

Nov 24th 2016, 10:48 PM 39,149 Views 16 Comments

Ray Nolan was an early investor in the billion-euro travel site that was sold to Chinese firm Ctrip.

# online - Friday 28 October, 2016

QUIZ: How Good A Driver Are You, Really?
# Sponsored By Eflow
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# Sponsored By Eflow

QUIZ: How Good A Driver Are You, Really?

Oct 28th 2016, 1:04 PM 38,499 Views 72 Comments

Strap in. We’re going to tell you.

# online - Thursday 27 October, 2016

Enda Kenny thinks we need a 'national conversation about pornography'
# True Blue
From TheJournal.ie
# True Blue

Enda Kenny thinks we need a 'national conversation about pornography'

Oct 27th 2016, 7:34 AM 17,276 Views 135 Comments

The Taoiseach thinks that some ‘young minds are being tainted and corrupted’.

# online - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Saudi Arabia police arrest man for cross-dressing on Snapchat
# Arrest
From TheJournal.ie
# Arrest

Saudi Arabia police arrest man for cross-dressing on Snapchat

Oct 18th 2016, 10:13 AM 11,625 Views 24 Comments

Police said they “arrested a famous Snapchat personality who appeared in video clips dressed like women”.

# online - Friday 14 October, 2016

There's a new online tool to help house buyers compare prices
# Price Is Right
From TheJournal.ie
# Price Is Right

There's a new online tool to help house buyers compare prices

Oct 14th 2016, 12:55 PM 18,134 Views 23 Comments

And it’s pretty easy to use. The Central Statistics Office has released the online tool to aid buyers in their quest to land a home.

# online - Friday 2 September, 2016

TV licence required to watch  BBC iPlayer in the UK, but no such rules on the way for the RTÉ Player
# Catch-up Viewing
From TheJournal.ie
# Catch-up Viewing

TV licence required to watch BBC iPlayer in the UK, but no such rules on the way for the RTÉ Player

Sep 2nd 2016, 6:30 AM 16,682 Views 64 Comments

Minister Denis Naughten is bringing forward plans to crackdown on TV licence fee evasion this autumn.

# online - Saturday 13 August, 2016

You know you can play thousands of classic games online, right?
# Boredom Killer
From TheJournal.ie
# Boredom Killer

You know you can play thousands of classic games online, right?

Aug 13th 2016, 9:30 AM 26,565 Views 36 Comments

If you’re not familiar with the Internet Archive, then you’re in for a treat.

# online - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

Over half of cyberbullying cases happen to Irish children on Facebook
# Cyberbullying
From TheJournal.ie
# Cyberbullying

Over half of cyberbullying cases happen to Irish children on Facebook

Aug 2nd 2016, 1:59 PM 7,113 Views 37 Comments

The survey also found that over half of cyber-bullying happens to children on Facebook.

# online - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Ghostbusters star wants Twitter to fight trolls after barrage of racist abuse
# Leslie Jones
From TheJournal.ie
# Leslie Jones

Ghostbusters star wants Twitter to fight trolls after barrage of racist abuse

Jul 19th 2016, 8:55 AM 20,890 Views 82 Comments

Trolls sent the actress images which compared her to a gorilla.

# online - Monday 27 June, 2016

Relying on texts to help protect your accounts is no longer a good idea
# Safety First
From TheJournal.ie
# Safety First

Relying on texts to help protect your accounts is no longer a good idea

Jun 27th 2016, 8:00 PM 18,879 Views 5 Comments

You really should be using two-step authentication, but it’s best to switch to apps dedicated to the task if you haven’t already.

# online - Friday 17 June, 2016

The internet is 25 years old in Ireland today
# Modem Times
From TheJournal.ie
# Modem Times

The internet is 25 years old in Ireland today

Jun 17th 2016, 9:10 AM 16,010 Views 48 Comments

On 17 June 1991 Telecom Éireann delivered a leased line to the O’Reilly Institute in Trinity College Dublin (TCD).

# online - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

Over half of Irish consumers get their news from social media
# Online
From TheJournal.ie
# Online

Over half of Irish consumers get their news from social media

Jun 15th 2016, 5:18 PM 7,369 Views 18 Comments

TheJournal.ie is the third most popular news outlet for online users.

# online - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

This Irish college is tackling a major problem with cybercrime
# Safety First
From TheJournal.ie
# Safety First

This Irish college is tackling a major problem with cybercrime

Jun 14th 2016, 6:10 AM 15,468 Views 19 Comments

A talent gap exists in the area and IT Carlow claims to have the first Irish course dedicated to tackling it.

# online - Sunday 12 June, 2016

Your biggest security problem isn't whether you'll get hacked or not
# Own Worst Enemy
From TheJournal.ie
# Own Worst Enemy

Your biggest security problem isn't whether you'll get hacked or not

Jun 12th 2016, 11:00 AM 26,412 Views 6 Comments

It’s using the same password for all of your accounts.