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#Digital Rights

# digital-rights - Thursday 16 January, 2020

Dr Mary Aiken: As Ireland is a hub for tech companies, we should be leading the way on online safety

Ireland is falling way behind our neighbours in the UK when it comes to child internet safety

# digital-rights - 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.

# digital-rights - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Opinion: We need a modern framework for data protection – and we need it now

Data protection reform will need to rebuild the trust that has been shattered by numerous spying scandals and data breaches.

# digital-rights - Sunday 10 August, 2014

# digital-rights - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Could the EU set the standard for digital rights worldwide?

After passing new legislation concerning data retention and net neutrality, the next five years will see the EU become a major influence in how digital laws and regulations are shaped.

# digital-rights - Monday 14 April, 2014

Column: What is the psychological impact of spending so much time in 'cyberspace'?

There are serious legal, ethical and philosophical challenges to protecting children in this technological age, writes Mary Aiken.

# digital-rights - Friday 10 January, 2014

Column: Gentleman and genius - remembering ‘internet elder’ Aaron Swartz

I met Aaron at Harvard when he was 24. It was immediately clear that he was not only a genius, but also a gentleman who was wise beyond his years.

# digital-rights - 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 - 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.