# data-protection - Today’s News
They’ve jumped the fence, baby, and are coming to visit us.
# 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
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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.
# data-protection - Saturday 20 October, 2012
A single username and password can be used to log into dozens of school management systems, TheJournal.ie can reveal.
# data-protection - Friday 21 September, 2012
Billy Hawkes’s office published the findings of its latest audit on the social media giant today.
# data-protection - Monday 17 September, 2012
The Data Protection Commissioner settles a complaint with Vodafone over breaches of laws on unsolicited marketing.
# data-protection - Saturday 15 September, 2012
The Data Protection Commissioner here is finalising a report on the social media giant, writes Eoin Lynch, and the findings will be closely watched by the tech-business world…
# data-protection - Wednesday 12 September, 2012
Ireland’s data regulator is looking for expert advice regarding the potential impact communications and security technologies are likely to have on data protection rights.
The ‘bad bank’ is taking High Court action against a former employee who is alleged to have taken data without authorisation.
# data-protection - Tuesday 12 June, 2012
The personal information of around 900 Bord Gais employees was on the laptop which was stolen from the Dublin 1 office earlier this month.
# data-protection - Wednesday 30 May, 2012
Andy Coulson detained by Scottish police at his home in London.
# data-protection - Wednesday 9 May, 2012
A dispute over Data Protection issues has been settled and bills will be issued immediately.
# data-protection - Monday 30 April, 2012
Billy Hawkes said his office received 1,161 complaints for investigation last year.
# data-protection - Friday 9 March, 2012
London police have arrested a man suspected of hacking into the website of a major British abortion provider, vandalising it, and stealing sensitive data – including names, addresses, and phone numbers.
# data-protection - Tuesday 6 March, 2012
The Department of Justice is asking people to submit their views on the European Commission’s proposals to strengthen protections for individuals
# data-protection - Thursday 1 March, 2012
# data-protection - Friday 24 February, 2012
Barack Obama called on companies like Facebook and Google to engage with privacy advocates in order to establish voluntary codes of conduct aimed at protecting users.
# data-protection - Saturday 18 February, 2012
The travel agency’s website had briefly shown details of some of its online customers, including passport details, to the public.
# data-protection - Monday 13 February, 2012
# data-protection - Wednesday 25 January, 2012
O2 admitted that it had accidentally leaked online the mobile numbers of some customers in the UK.
# data-protection - Thursday 5 January, 2012
Phil Hogan was responding to criticisms by the Data Protection Commissioner earlier today who said it was a “somewhat disturbing development” that the gov
Billy Hawkes said the State’s possible use of the ESB to gather information to collect the household charge is a “disturbing development”.
# data-protection - Wednesday 21 December, 2011
The world’s largest social network will make significant changes to its privacy settings for worldwide users after an Irish audit.
# data-protection - Thursday 17 November, 2011
The Data Protection Commissioner is worried about the “proportionality and justification” for having cameras in Irish taxis which record pictures AND sound.
# data-protection - Friday 4 November, 2011
A local resident found material containing constituents’ details which were dumped outside Business Secretary Vince Cable’s constituency office.
# data-protection - Friday 26 August, 2011
# data-protection - Thursday 25 August, 2011
The HSE has launched an investigation into the discovery of the documents yesterday.
# data-protection - Sunday 21 August, 2011
# data-protection - Thursday 11 August, 2011
# data-protection - Monday 8 August, 2011
The Data Protection Commissioner is conducting an audit of the Gardaí’s use of the Pulse database following a number of complaints.
# data-protection - Thursday 4 August, 2011
Meanwhile, a Freephone number has been launched for Tallaght Hospital patients worried about their information.
# data-protection - Wednesday 3 August, 2011
It had previously denied allegations of a data breach.
# data-protection - Saturday 23 July, 2011
Medical records were given to a private firm to be transcribed and typed up.
# data-protection - Saturday 16 July, 2011
In your Fix for today: A cheaper route to Dublin airport?; the end of the World; a remorseful Archbishop; how the Taoiseach is spending his weekend; and why Ken Doherty has an issue with neck ties.