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# dpc - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Warning to Irish parents as investigation finds some toys can allow children to talk to strangers

The warning comes after UK watchdog Which? investigated a number of toys on the market.

# dpc - Thursday 9 November, 2017

DPC 'welcomes detailed analysis' by High Court after appeal by Alan Shatter upheld

The appeal concerned an infamous appearance by Shatter and Wexford TD Mick Wallace on RTÉ’s Prime Time in 2013.

# dpc - Monday 9 October, 2017

Data Protection Commissioner investigating shops asking for customer email addresses after complaints

Her office has carried out a number of audits and will be issuing guidelines on e-receipts soon.

# dpc - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Bus company used CCTV video 'unfairly' to catch driver using mobile phone

The airport bus operator was found to have obtained the footage improperly.

# dpc - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Mother of cancer victim claims HSE 'revealed sensitive detail' about daughter's medical card refusal

The mother of a nine-year-old girl has claimed a statement from the executive revealed private details.

# dpc - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Meet the new boss in charge of protecting all our data

So long, Billy Hawkes. Hello, Helen Dixon.

# dpc - Saturday 31 May, 2014

The Data Protection Commissioner is getting a new office, but keeping the one beside a convenience store in Laois

The DPC is to open a new sub office in Dublin following Cabinet agreement this week.

# dpc - Thursday 30 May, 2013

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Ming: Shatter released info about me, but I'm not saying what that info is

Independent TD Luke Ming Flanagan would not discuss the substance of a complaint he has made to the Data Protection Commissioner about the Justice Minister Alan Shatter.

# dpc - Thursday 14 February, 2013

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

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

# dpc - Monday 24 December, 2012

Abortion 'robo-calls' begin again

The Data Protection Commissioner said it has received a number of complaints about the calls, which initially began in November.

# dpc - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

Privacy group says it may bring Facebook to Irish court

Austrian student group Europe-v-Facebook alleges legal breaches against Facebook Ireland, which hosts global accounts.

# dpc - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

Over 500 complaints over abortion robo-calls

The Data Protection Commissioner said it has reshuffled staff to deal with the rising volume of complaints.

# dpc - Friday 23 November, 2012

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

# dpc - Monday 17 September, 2012

Vodafone to pay €40k to charity to settle marketing breach

The Data Protection Commissioner settles a complaint with Vodafone over breaches of laws on unsolicited marketing.

# dpc - Saturday 15 September, 2012

Read Me: Why Facebook is at a very tricky stage

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…

# dpc - Friday 31 August, 2012

Airtricity under investigation after disclosure of customer information

The utility company claimed the matter was no longer under investigation but the Data Protection Commissioner has confirmed its investigation is ongoing.

# dpc - Friday 17 February, 2012

More than 8,000 Eircom StudyHub customers hacked in data breach

Usernames and passwords were compromised in the attack on the exam support service.

# dpc - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

Facebook to be audited by Irish Data Protection Commissioner

The DPC confirmed tonight that the social networking giant’s European operations in Dublin will be examined as will recent complaints into the legality of certain Facebook features.

# dpc - Saturday 16 July, 2011

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The Daily Fix: Saturday

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.

# dpc - Friday 22 April, 2011

Data Protection Commissioner wants Apple to explain tracking feature

The Irish DPC Billy Hawkes called on the tech giant to be more transparent about its tracking feature which has caused much controversy in recent days.

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