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# surveillance - Sunday 20 May, 2018

Trump demands review into claim FBI spy infiltrated his presidential campaign

The US President tweeted his intentions today.

# surveillance - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Covert Garda units to patrol Dublin boxing event this weekend in wake of murders

It is understood that tight security will be in place at the Citywest event.

# surveillance - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Trump's national security team to be quizzed over Russian influence on election

Former FBI Director James Comey is set to testify before a Senate panel tomorrow.

# surveillance - Saturday 3 June, 2017

There are at least 24 Hutch family members who are potential targets of an attack

Gardaí believe they know who was behind the murder of Michael Keogh.

# surveillance - Monday 13 March, 2017

Kellyanne Conway on surveillance through phones, TVs and 'microwaves that turn into cameras' They're Watching This post contains videos

Kellyanne Conway on surveillance through phones, TVs and 'microwaves that turn into cameras'

The White House aide says she was not talking about Donald Trump’s baseless claims about spying by Barack Obama.

# surveillance - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

WikiLeaks releases over 8,000 documents 'hacked from CIA'

The files appear to show the CIA wanted to subvert software products and use them as surveillance devices.

# surveillance - Monday 6 February, 2017

Man found with explosives on bus in Dublin is jailed for 7 years

Patrick Brennan pleaded guilty to possessing four blocks of TNT and explosive detonators.

# surveillance - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Night vision CCTV to monitor illegal dumping hotspots in Wicklow mountains

The move aims to combat the worsening fly tipping problem in the region.

# surveillance - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Wikileaks is planning to publish a trove of new documents about the US election

Founder Julian Assange is claiming there is a ‘McCarthyist’ effort against him, particularly by Hillary Clinton.

# surveillance - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Men jailed after being caught 'red-handed' with loaded guns and a can of petrol

They were caught following a three-day surveillance operation.

# surveillance - Friday 6 November, 2015

Judge accused of asking an FBI agent to spy on his family in exchange for free beer

“No no no. You’ve had to take time. And I’m glad to do something…”

# surveillance - Thursday 29 October, 2015

MEPs vote to welcome "human rights defender" Edward Snowden in Europe

Irish MEPs voted 6-4 in favour of the resolution, which Snowden himself has called a “game-changer.”

# surveillance - Sunday 27 September, 2015

Two children among six injured in crash involving car under garda surveillance

A two-year-old boy and seven-year-old girl have been taken to Tullamore Hospital.

# surveillance - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Leaked emails show Irish Defence Forces held talks with controversial hacking company

Hacking Team sells viruses to repressive governments, but the Defence Forces say they never bought anything.

# surveillance - Monday 1 June, 2015

The NSA can't listen to people's phone calls - for now

Intelligence officials have warned the development could jeopardise Americans’ safety.

# surveillance - Friday 29 May, 2015

WATCH: Presidential candidate Rand Paul's new ad is the most American thing ever

Fire-breathing American eagle? Check. “Royal Rumble” voice-over? Check.

# surveillance - Sunday 17 May, 2015

State surveillance: What the government and Gardaí don't want you to know Exclusive

Part Two of’s two-part series on state surveillance in Ireland.

State surveillance: How Gardaí and others can secretly monitor you Exclusive

Part One of’s two-part series on state surveillance in Ireland.

# surveillance - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

British spy agency might be able to tell when you say 'craic' or 'Dublin' on the phone

And “Belfast”, and “Seán” and “pub.”

# surveillance - Monday 6 April, 2015

Edward Snowden says the US government has access to your nude photos

“The bad news is that they’re still collecting everybody’s information -including your dick pics.”

# surveillance - Saturday 17 January, 2015

Poll: Would you support gardaí using drones? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you support gardaí using drones?

A crime fighting tool too far?

# surveillance - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

The HSE has NOT abandoned plans to use CCTV in care homes

They have come to a junction because of privacy issues, however, and are now seeking expert advice on how to move forward.

# surveillance - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Weird Wide Web: A sexist Barbie book, a handy spy tool and Russians watching you right now

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# surveillance - Thursday 20 November, 2014

This handy new tool could stop a government from spying on you 007

This handy new tool could stop a government from spying on you

Amnesty International said Governments are increasingly using technology to access activists and journalists’ private emails and computers.

# surveillance - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

NSA cyberwarfare system designed to 'fire back' without human clearance

Edward Snowden made the revelations in a comprehensive interview with Wired.

# surveillance - Monday 11 August, 2014

Rwanda tests German student for Ebola

The results will be available in 48 hours, the country’s health ministry said.

# surveillance - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Snowden granted three-year residency in Russia, with permission to travel

“In the future Edward will have to decide whether to continue to live in Russia and become a citizen or to return to the United States,” his lawyer said today.

# surveillance - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Microsoft loses appeal over email data stored in Ireland

Judge rejected Microsoft bid concerning the provision of email information on servers in Ireland to US authorities.

CIA chief apologises to US Senate intelligence committee for agents hacking its computers

The agency’s director had previously dismissed allegations of CIA spying on committee investigators.

# surveillance - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

US Bill introduced to end NSA's bulk collection of phone records

If enacted, the legislation would be the most significant change in the wake of Edward Snowden’s information leaks.

# surveillance - Thursday 10 July, 2014

UK rushes emergency laws on phone and data surveillance

It will ensure that security services can continue accessing internet and mobile phone data.

# surveillance - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Verrimus "reassured" by judge's recommendations in GSOC 'bugging' report:

The company said that it was never part of its remit to uncover the source of any possible surveillance threat.

# surveillance - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Here's what Alan Shatter has to say about the GSOC 'bugging' report

The former Minister for Justice said that retired Judge Cooke’s dealing with the matters in the report was in the public interest.

We'll have to "wait and see" who leaked GSOC 'bugging' information - Fitzgerald

The justice minister said that at least seven people had access to the information that was leaked to the media.

# surveillance - Friday 6 June, 2014

Taoiseach's office has GSOC bugging report but he hasn't seen it yet

The Taoiseach is not likely to see the report until Monday as he is currently on a trade mission in California.

Only one country refused to allow Vodafone publish spying data...Ireland

Digital rights campaigners said that the Government is relying on ‘makey-uppy’ legal interpretations.

# surveillance - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Ming: I was followed by an unmarked Garda car... and so was John Wilson

Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan said he and John Wilson were under surveillance by an unmarked Garda car when they visited GSOC offices this morning to make the organisation aware of new allegations of corruption within the force.

# surveillance - Monday 28 April, 2014

Judicial review of Facebook data case to begin in High Court tomorrow

The Europe V Facebook group launched the action last year after the Irish Data Protection Commissioner decided not to investigate Facebook over its involvement in the NSA’s PRISM surveillance program.

# surveillance - Monday 14 April, 2014

Guardian & Washington Post claim Pulitzer for Edward Snowden coverage

The reports have sparked a huge debate in the US on the merits and morality of mass public surveillance.

# surveillance - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Major victory for Irish online rights group as ECJ strikes down EU mobile surveillance rules

Digital Rights Ireland hard argued that the rules requiring operators to keep call details were against fundamental rights.

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