# privacy - Today’s News
# privacy - Wednesday 15 April, 2015
And the tech giant could be slapped with fines worth €6 billion – if the case ever gets that far.
# privacy - Friday 10 April, 2015
Max Schrems has taken a €10 million class action lawsuit against the tech giant in his native Austria so as to avoid the ‘madness of the Irish courts’.
# privacy - Wednesday 25 March, 2015
And it’s an option that’s available on all major browsers.
# privacy - Wednesday 18 March, 2015
# privacy - Thursday 12 March, 2015
Everything you do on your office PC or laptop during work time is not only accessible to IT, but indeed technically on work time.
# privacy - Sunday 22 February, 2015
This time it may actually happen, and it all sounds a little sinister
# privacy - Thursday 19 February, 2015
Think about your day 15 years ago; you could have gone about your business leaving almost no trace of yourself. Not anymore, data is changing our world.
# privacy - Sunday 1 February, 2015
Novelty may give way to concerns over annoyance, nuisance, privacy, trespass and safety.
# privacy - Thursday 29 January, 2015
The minister said she is satisfied the time limit doesn’t need to be changed – for now, at least.
# privacy - Monday 19 January, 2015
The robots are taking over.
# privacy - Saturday 17 January, 2015
A crime fighting tool too far?
# privacy - Tuesday 6 January, 2015
In the age of smartphones, embarrassing pictures of our more indiscreet behaviour can have a way of haunting us.
# privacy - Wednesday 24 December, 2014
# privacy - Thursday 18 December, 2014
Documents previously showed that UK authorities had access to opitcal fibre cables that carry a range of data, from internet traffic to telephone calls.
# privacy - Monday 15 December, 2014
The Law Reform Commission says difficulties have emerged in specific cases.
# privacy - Tuesday 2 December, 2014
The utility has consulted the Data Commissioner prior to starting the job.
# privacy - Wednesday 26 November, 2014
The EU’s privacy regulators are pushing for its ‘Right to be Forgotten’ ruling to be applied globally by all search engines.
# privacy - Thursday 20 November, 2014
The findings come from Microsoft which is currently involved in a legal battle concerning a US warrant for emails stored on Irish servers.
An “astounding” number of people tried to photograph an incident yesterday in which a two-year-old girl was killed.
# privacy - Tuesday 18 November, 2014
“If I’d made half the mistakes they made today, I’d lose my business…”
# privacy - Wednesday 5 November, 2014
The ‘Radar’ app allows users to monitor people they follow on Twitter.
The growth in requests is more than double the global average.
# privacy - Saturday 25 October, 2014
The punishment for sharing explicit images or videos on the internet in the UK will be a two year jail sentence.
# privacy - Tuesday 7 October, 2014
Junior Minister Dara Murphy announced details of a data protection ‘roadmap ‘ today.
Data protection reform will need to rebuild the trust that has been shattered by numerous spying scandals and data breaches.
# privacy - Monday 6 October, 2014
MCK Rentals unlawfully gathered people’s addresses from the Department of Social Protection and the HSE.
# privacy - Thursday 2 October, 2014
“By forcing us to use our ‘real’ names, it opens the door to abuse and violence.”
Günther Oettinger, the EU’s next head of digital economy, has blamed celebrities for the recent nude photo leak.
# privacy - Monday 22 September, 2014
A second wave of nude photos, apparently of female celebrities, have been posted online.
# privacy - Thursday 18 September, 2014
From Business ETC
Tim Cook said in a letter on privacy that Apple doesn’t let government services access the company’s information.
# privacy - Thursday 4 September, 2014
A US court has said Microsoft has to hand over the data but European governments (ours included, of course) and other US companies think this would be a disaster.
# privacy - Thursday 21 August, 2014
The company’s international office has to submit a counter-statement to Vienna Regional Court otherwise it will make a judgement in its absense
# privacy - Sunday 17 August, 2014
Most of your information could be publicly available and you might not even realise it.
# privacy - Friday 15 August, 2014
Anyone who find themselves lending their phone to their kids or friends regularly will need these
# privacy - Sunday 10 August, 2014
Making an advanced healthcare directive is good sense – serious illness, brain injury, accident or stroke could render any one of us incapacitated.
# privacy - Thursday 7 August, 2014
Companies such as Google and Microsoft have been performing scans to identify illegal images being sent online.
The class action suit, filed by lawyer Max Schrems, is limiting the number of participants to 25,000 until all requests are verified.
Google removed links to the page of Gerry ‘The Monk’ Hutch.
# privacy - Saturday 2 August, 2014
From Business ETC
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The device has attracted much attention and criticism since it was first revealed, but what is it really like to use?