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# Data Protection Commissioner

Last year
TikTok showing boxes of patient records in derelict hospital building sparks HSE review
Electric Ireland warns that thousands of customer accounts may have been compromised
Gardaí and delivery firm Fastway among those reprimanded by watchdog for data breaches in 2022
All time
Facebook should be fined up to €36 million over 'serious' GDPR breaches, says Data Commissioner
'Patent ambiguity': WhatsApp's record €225 million fine underlines grave transparency issues
Data regulator wrote repeatedly to Mother & Baby Home Commission about handling of sensitive testimony
Personal data of customers 'inadvertently' leaked online
Sinn Féin appointed officer to manage voter database only after being contacted by DPC
Gardaí begin probe of Fastway cyber attack
Data Protection Commissioner: Transfer of Mother and Baby Homes records to Dept could be 'high risk'
'A nun poured urine on my head because I snored': Survivors contact DPC and gardaí over destruction of testimony
Data watchdog has 'serious doubts' over whether social welfare inspectors acted lawfully at airports
Court rules against Data Protection Commissioner in long-running case sparked by 'Isis' graffiti in hospice
'I won't lower myself': Angry clashes at committee as Doherty defends government stance on PSC
Pulling mandatory PSC for passports had 'whole of government repercussions', civil servants warned
Senior civil servant said media outlets had 'agenda' against the Public Services Card
Minister accused of damaging Ireland's reputation by appealing the Data Commissioner's PSC findings
Civil servants were told to look at replacing the Medical Card with the Public Services Card
Public Services Card no longer needed to apply for a passport
Government claims that withdrawal of PSC could be illegal as it sets up battle with data watchdog
Taoiseach: 'Anyone that reads the law will understand why we disagree with the Data Commissioner's report'
The Explainer: Why is there so much controversy over the Public Services Card?
Shane Ross says his officials were 'vindicated' over stance on Public Services Card for driving tests
Data Protection Commission notified over 2018 breach by State Examinations Commission
Government will 'very seriously' consider commissioner's report into Public Services Card
Department told to destroy documents belonging to 3.2 million citizens it kept after PSC applications
'Misleading' to claim having PSC makes applying for driver's licence easier, Data Protection Commissioner says
No legal basis for mandatory Public Services Card to access State services other than welfare, landmark probe finds
Department seeks judicial review after watchdog rules child benefit data collection unlawful
'Answers are overdue': Almost a year on, it's still unclear if probe into legality of PSC will be published
Supreme Court rejects Facebook appeal in EU-US data transfer case
Facebook says whatever fine it faces over password breach is matter for Irish data watchdog
Debt collector data breach results in some mortgage-holders' details being compromised
'I would have the legs cut off me': Doherty says she won't release PSC report until she's given go-ahead
Aer Lingus exposed over 100 job applicants' details in an email blunder
Data watchdog seeks urgent meeting with Facebook over plans to merge Whatsapp, Instagram and Messenger
Government won't release Public Services Card report due to 'public interest' fears
Irish data watchdog told only small amount of EU accounts affected in Facebook data breach
Watch: What on earth is GDPR, and what does it mean for you?
The EU's biggest data protection regulation in 30 years hits this Friday - and we want to hear your questions on it