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# online - Yesterday’s News

Government to oppose regulation of political ads as it would ban TDs advertising their local clinics

Fianna Fáil said the new Bill will ensure the government stay within the definition of what is political advertising.

# online - Friday 17 November, 2017

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

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

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 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

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

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

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?

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 Exclusive

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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

# online - Saturday 11 March, 2017

# online - Thursday 9 March, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# online - Thursday 29 December, 2016

# online - Friday 23 December, 2016

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

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

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

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?

Strap in. We’re going to tell you.

# online - Thursday 27 October, 2016

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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