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# data - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Facebook rolling out tool in Ireland to help combat fake abortion referendum advertisements

Two Facebook executives spoke before an Oireachtas committee this afternoon.

# data - Thursday 12 April, 2018

EU-US data deal on the line as High Court refers Facebook case to European court

The High Court today set out a number of questions which the European court must answer.

# data - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

INM has written to individuals who may be affected by alleged data breach at company

The letter also details former chairperson of INM Leslie Buckley’s involvement in the breach.

# data - Friday 6 April, 2018

Facebook to create thousands of jobs making the site 'more accountable and transparent'

To get authorised by Facebook, “advertisers will need to confirm their identity and location,” the statement said.

# data - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Data Commissioner 'actively supervising Facebook’s progress in cleaning up its act'

Up to 45,000 Irish Facebook profiles may have been affected by the Cambridge Analytica data breach.

Cambridge Analytica: UK regulator probing Facebook over data used in political campaigns

Facebook has admitted that data of up to 87 million users was shared with Cambridge Analytica.

# data - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

Up to 87 million people impacted by Facebook data breach

It was previously thought that 50 million users had been affected.

# data - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Gay dating app Grindr under fire after revelation it shared users' HIV status with third parties

Grindr said in a statement that sharing data with the specific third parties was “industry practice”.

# data - Monday 2 April, 2018

Zuckerberg says Facebook needs 'a few years' to fix data privacy issues

He rejected criticism of Apple’s Tim Cook who argued Facebook got into trouble because it was so focused on monetising people’s data.

# data - Thursday 29 March, 2018

'Any possibility of a threesome?': The growing use of text messages in Ireland's criminal investigations

Experts say there is a huge amount of valuable data on a person’s phone that can be used if they are accused of a crime.

# data - Friday 23 March, 2018

Offices of Cambridge Analytica raided by UK information commissioner

Around 18 enforcement agents entered the company’s London headquarters at around 8pm to execute the warrant.

# data - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Zuckerberg says there was a 'breach of trust' between Facebook and its users Cambridge Analytica This post contains videos

Zuckerberg says there was a 'breach of trust' between Facebook and its users

“I started Facebook, and at the end of the day I’m responsible for what happens on our platform.”

Policing Authority denies it 'told tales' on garda civilian staff who raised concerns

The analysts said they were pressured to sign off on inaccurate data.

'I am being used as a scapegoat': Academic who mined Facebook data for Cambridge Analytica

The communication firm is accused of stealing information from 50 million Facebook users’ profiles.

Poll: Will you change your behaviour online because of the Cambridge Analytica scandal? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you change your behaviour online because of the Cambridge Analytica scandal?

It has been reported in recent days that Cambridge Analytica allegedly collected information from 50 million Facebook users.

'Your phone is a data goldmine': What you can do to protect yourself against data mining

Experts say social media users need to pay attention to the information they agree to share.

# data - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner "following up" with Facebook over Cambridge Analytica

The London based firm has been credited with helping Donald Trump win the 2016 US Presidential election.

Explainer: What is Cambridge Analytica? The firm at the heart of Facebook's alleged data breach

The communication firm is accused of stealing information from 50 million Facebook users’ profiles.

# data - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Facebook accused of misleading British parliament over data leak risk

The social media platform has suspended Cambridge Analytica, which is best known for working on Donald Trump’s election campaign.

# data - Thursday 15 March, 2018

State does not accept Graham Dwyer's privacy was breached by use of mobile phone records in his trial

Dwyer, 45, was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Elaine O’Hara.

# data - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Graham Dwyer told that his challenge against how phone records were used in his trial is 'misconceived'

Dwyer is taking a case against Ireland’s data retention laws.

# data - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

Library records of 20 people in Dublin edited to include sexually explicit information

The details of the case were outlined Data Protection Commissioner’s annual report, published today.

# data - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Graham Dwyer objects to the way phone records were used in his murder trial

Dwyer, 45, was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Elaine O’Hara.

# data - Monday 29 January, 2018

Facebook is making privacy settings easier to find ahead of strict new EU law

The social media giant has published its privacy principles for the first time.

Fitness tracking app gives away location of secret US military bases

The app, made by Strava Labs, shows the movements of its app users around the world.

# data - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Spectre and Meltdown: What you need to do to keep your computer safe

Patches have been issued to help protect against the flaws.

# data - Friday 10 November, 2017

Retailers used customers' email addresses taken for issuing receipts to send marketing material

The Data Protection Commissioner has issued guidelines for shops using people’s email addresses for marketing purposes.

# data - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

'Only 10% of data available about a human is actually used': How cognitive computing can change healthcare

A summit held yesterday focused on new technological advancements in the field of healthcare.

# data - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

High Court refers Facebook data case to Europe

The case taken by Austrian privacy lawyer Max Schrems is against Facebook’s transfer of personal data from Europe to the US.

# data - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Hackers demand millions in ransom for stolen HBO data

They’ve threatened to upload entire series and sensitive proprietary files.

# data - Sunday 30 July, 2017

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

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

# data - Monday 17 July, 2017

# data - Friday 14 July, 2017

An Post can't say how it got a woman's data to send out a TV licence

An Post says that it cannot tell members of the public how it obtains names and addresses as it is “not in the public interest”.

# data - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Cycling to work is only healthy if the government makes it safe, new study says

For male cyclists between the ages of 20 and 29, the negative impacts of cycling outweigh the positive, according to the study.

# data - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

# data - Thursday 4 May, 2017

Slap on the wrist for Meteor after Three complains over 'more than you can eat data' ad

Three had claimed that it had the superior data offer, and that Meteor’s advert was misleading.

# data - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Is the data on your phone secure? Here's how to make sure it is

Security is always a major concern but you have the tools to help prevent the worst from happening.

# data - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Have questions about your phone bill or contract? Let us put them to an expert

We’ll be holding a Facebook Live event on Wednesday where your questions will be put to the consumer expert.

# data - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Some of Three's customers wrongly told they've spent hundreds on internet services

The phone service provider said the messages were sent in error and the issue has been resolved.

# data - Thursday 20 April, 2017

From The42 Lucrative Lions: Gatland's squad earning €1.8m more per season than All Blacks Salary Gap

Lucrative Lions: Gatland's squad earning €1.8m more per season than All Blacks

New data has detailed some interesting differences between the sides.

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