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Thursday 30 March 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Online Privacy

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# tiziana cantone
Italian woman dies by suicide after video of her having sex goes viral
Tiziana Cantone’s death has sparked a debate in Italy about online privacy.
# delete delete delete
Europe says it's OK for the boss to snoop on your private messages at work
The ruling comes after a Romanian engineer was fired over private Yahoo Messenger chats.
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.
# Social Media
LinkedIn reduces age limit from 18 to 13
The social networking site made the changes in its terms of service to attract younger users to its new university section.
# Facebook
Facebook says: No, the Timeline is not revealing your private messages
Users had reported that their timelines included messages sent privately several years ago – but Facebook says they’re mistaken.
# Privacy
How to delete your Google browsing history ahead of new privacy policy
Tomorrow Google will launch a new privacy policy which could allow services like YouTube to access your browsing history – but there’s still time to opt out.
# Anonymous
Government website passwords obtained by Anonymous hacker
A ‘hacktivist’ from the Anonymous movement accesses and publishes website passwords of staff of the Department of Foreign Affairs.
# Copyright
Dáil to discuss proposed 'Irish SOPA' legislation next Tuesday
TDs will give statements on the proposed legislation being prepared by Seán Sherlock for 50 minutes next Tuesday evening.
# Copyright
Sherlock agrees to full Dáil debate before signing online copyright law
Seán Sherlock has committed not to signing his proposed new law on online copyright without first holding a Dáil debate on it.
# Privacy
Irish data chiefs set to test if Facebook ‘Like’ button is illegal
The Data Protection Commissioner will be asked to investigate the legality of the ubiquitous ‘Like’ button in the coming days.
# Facebook
EU data protection group voices concern over new Facebook facial recognition feature
Also: Want to opt out of the new feature, which suggests tags for newly-uploaded images? Here’s how…
# Twitter
UK Press Commission makes first ruling involving Twitter material
Woman’s complaints that newspaper stories featuring her Tweets had invaded her privacy were not upheld by the UK’s Press Complaints Commission.
# Google
Google solution to online privacy issues
Just change your name.