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#digital rights ireland

# digital-rights-ireland - Thursday 12 October, 2017

'We were bad, what Ireland is doing is 10 times worse' - International experts unimpressed with Public Services Card

A public meeting on the Public Services Card yesterday heard that the more data protection in Ireland changes, the more it stays the same.

# digital-rights-ireland - Saturday 15 July, 2017

Pretty soon you're going to need this card to do a whole load of important things in Ireland - but why?

Applying for a passport and a driver’s licence will soon require the Public Services Card – but that’s only the beginning.

# digital-rights-ireland - Thursday 28 January, 2016

State slapped with legal action over Irish data protection regime

Digital Rights Ireland claims the State has not properly implemented EU legislation on data protection.

# digital-rights-ireland - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Snowden leaks provided momentum to bring us to this crucial point in data protection

It’s important to pause and consider the manner in which Edward Snowden has influenced the direction of EU data protection law, writes Maria Helen Murphy.

# digital-rights-ireland - Sunday 17 May, 2015

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

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

# digital-rights-ireland - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

This man's privacy case against Facebook could be a 'near-disaster' for tech companies

It follows allegations about Facebook’s collaboration in US government spying.

# digital-rights-ireland - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Flying somewhere? The EU wants to add you to a giant database of passenger details Nice Data We'll Take It This post contains videos

Flying somewhere? The EU wants to add you to a giant database of passenger details

This time it may actually happen, and it all sounds a little sinister

# digital-rights-ireland - Friday 6 June, 2014

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.

# digital-rights-ireland - 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.

# digital-rights-ireland - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Digital Rights Ireland defend existing online laws before oireachtas committee

Representatives from Digital Rights Ireland and Google appeared before the Joint Committee on Transport and Communications earlier today.

# digital-rights-ireland - Sunday 1 April, 2012

Plans for UK web monitoring could affect Irish users

It’s reported that the UK government is seeking the power to monitor calls, texts, emails and web visits under new legislation.

# digital-rights-ireland - Thursday 16 February, 2012

ECJ says web hosts can't be forced to install anti-copyright filters

In another major piracy-related ruling, the ECJ says a web host can’t be ordered to scan all uploaded files for an infringement.

# digital-rights-ireland - Friday 27 January, 2012

ECJ asked to rule on mandatory retention of phone and internet data

The High Court has asked the European Court of Justice to rule on how much communications data the State can retain.

# digital-rights-ireland - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Everything you need to know about Ireland's SOPA

Solicitor and chairman of Digital Rights Ireland TJ McIntyre explains exactly what we know about proposed legislation to block website accused of infringing copyright – and what we don’t know.