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#Data Retention

# data-retention - Tuesday 31 May, 2022

Justice Minister to introduce new legislation on data retention to help Gardaí
# Data Retention
# Data Retention

Justice Minister to introduce new legislation on data retention to help Gardaí

May 31st 2022, 10:09 PM 12,173 Views 0 Comments

Justice Minister Helen McEntee received approval of Cabinet to draft the legislation to amend the law.

# data-retention - Tuesday 5 April, 2022

EU court rules in favour of Graham Dwyer in privacy case, paving way for murder conviction appeal
# Court Of Justice
# Court Of Justice

EU court rules in favour of Graham Dwyer in privacy case, paving way for murder conviction appeal

Updated Apr 5th 2022, 11:08 AM 68,831 Views 0 Comments

Dwyer claims that data gathered from his phone should not have been used at his trial.

# data-retention - Friday 10 December, 2021

Department acknowledges no legal basis for mandatory Public Services Card to access services other than welfare
# Data Retention
# Data Retention

Department acknowledges no legal basis for mandatory Public Services Card to access services other than welfare

Updated Dec 10th 2021, 5:34 PM 57,492 Views 53 Comments
  • A court appeal has been dropped after an agreement between the Department of Social Protection and the Data Protection Commission.
  • In a 2019 ruling, the DPC had found that a PSC should not be required to receive State services such as a driver’s licence or passport.
  • A PSC is still required to apply for a Driving Licence online but the RSA says people can also apply in person without one.

# data-retention - Monday 24 February, 2020

Explainer: What happened with the Graham Dwyer data retention case in the Supreme Court?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Explainer: What happened with the Graham Dwyer data retention case in the Supreme Court?

Feb 24th 2020, 5:40 PM 18,922 Views 0 Comments

Dwyer was convicted of the murder of Elaine O’Hara in 2015.

Supreme Court to refer Graham Dwyer data retention appeal to the EU's Court of Justice
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

Supreme Court to refer Graham Dwyer data retention appeal to the EU's Court of Justice

Updated Feb 24th 2020, 1:17 PM 50,587 Views 0 Comments

Chief Justice Frank Clarke said the three central questions in the case “each involve difficult issues”.

# data-retention - Friday 16 August, 2019

Department told to destroy documents belonging to 3.2 million citizens it kept after PSC applications
# Data Retention
# Data Retention

Department told to destroy documents belonging to 3.2 million citizens it kept after PSC applications

Aug 16th 2019, 12:07 AM 34,767 Views 81 Comments

The Data Protection Commissioner has found that there is no lawful basis for retaining information from PSC applications.

# data-retention - Thursday 6 December, 2018

Graham Dwyer wins legal action over accessing of his mobile phone data
# Data Retention
# Data Retention

Graham Dwyer wins legal action over accessing of his mobile phone data

Dec 6th 2018, 12:43 PM 39,088 Views 0 Comments

Dwyer’s legal team had argued that the use of this data was unconstitutional.

# data-retention - Saturday 7 February, 2015

'We know more about the cows in the field than the children in our schools'
# POD
# POD

'We know more about the cows in the field than the children in our schools'

Feb 7th 2015, 7:15 AM 10,687 Views 23 Comments

Parents are voicing their concerns over the Primary Online Education being rolled out in schools across the country.

# data-retention - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Minister: Keeping data on students until they're 30 is 'reasonable'
# Privacy
# Privacy

Minister: Keeping data on students until they're 30 is 'reasonable'

Jan 29th 2015, 7:07 PM 10,837 Views 79 Comments

The minister said she is satisfied the time limit doesn’t need to be changed – for now, at least.

# data-retention - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Minister to reconsider keeping data on school children until they're 30
# Database
# Database

Minister to reconsider keeping data on school children until they're 30

Jan 8th 2015, 1:57 PM 8,559 Views 50 Comments

The Department’s plans for a national database have come under fire.

# data-retention - Friday 6 June, 2014

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

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

Jun 6th 2014, 12:45 PM 22,199 Views 32 Comments

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

# data-retention - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

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

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

Apr 8th 2014, 10:23 AM 5,500 Views 26 Comments

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

# data-retention - Thursday 31 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

May 31st 2012, 8:05 PM 2,905 Views 4 Comments

Your essential evening round-up of the day’s biggest news, plus the bits and pieces you may have missed…

EU moves to impose €315k-a-day fines on Germany
# Data
# Data

EU moves to impose €315k-a-day fines on Germany

May 31st 2012, 6:17 PM 8,135 Views 24 Comments

Germany has had “a considerable amount of time” to bring data retention directive into law but still hasn’t done so, says European Commission.

# data-retention - Monday 18 April, 2011

Yahoo to extend its retention of online search records
Live Apr 18th 2011, 9:58 PM

Yahoo to extend its retention of online search records