# data-protection - Today’s News
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# data-protection - Monday 14 April, 2014
There are serious legal, ethical and philosophical challenges to protecting children in this technological age, writes Mary Aiken.
# data-protection - Monday 7 April, 2014
# data-protection - Saturday 5 April, 2014
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
European data protection reform could be introduced before the end of this year.
# data-protection - Monday 27 January, 2014
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
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
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
If you use public wi-fi systems, you should read this.
# data-protection - Friday 22 November, 2013
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
Customers are being advised to check for unusual transactions over the last month.
# data-protection - Friday 25 October, 2013
# data-protection - Tuesday 22 October, 2013
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
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.
The social network must pay $20 million after an estimated 614,000 Facebook users had their personal details appear in ads on the site.
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
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
# data-protection - Friday 19 July, 2013
PRISM has ‘woken Europe up’ to the need for strict rules.
# data-protection - Wednesday 3 July, 2013
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
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
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
Revelations in the US have started a privacy debate in recent days.
# data-protection - Thursday 6 June, 2013
The EU’s justice commissioner says Ireland has been more committed than most to making diplomatic progress.
# data-protection - Monday 20 May, 2013
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# data-protection - Monday 18 March, 2013
Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know at the start of this Bank Holiday Monday.
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
The social networking giant said it found no evidence any user data was compromised.
# data-protection - Thursday 14 February, 2013
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
The attackers may have gained some access to user information.
# data-protection - Monday 28 January, 2013
Labour’s Phil Prendergast says the new graph search may be a breach of a citizen’s right to protect their personal data.
# data-protection - Wednesday 19 December, 2012
# data-protection - Wednesday 12 December, 2012
# data-protection - Tuesday 4 December, 2012
The mobile phone company, which has 1.6 million customers in Ireland, says there is a “low risk to customer data privacy” and says the tape is likely to be still in an O2 building.
Leveson’s recommendations on data protection have been largely overlooked – but could have serious implications even here, writes Seamus Dooley.
# data-protection - Tuesday 27 November, 2012
Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.
The Data Protection Commissioner said it has reshuffled staff to deal with the rising volume of complaints.
# data-protection - Friday 23 November, 2012
The Data Protection Commissioner has continued to receive complaints about the automated phone calls but says it may be unable to take action.
# data-protection - Thursday 22 November, 2012
# data-protection - Tuesday 23 October, 2012
The data watchdog has asked the manufacturer of potentially vulnerable software to provide a full list of affected schools.