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#Personal Data

# personal-data - Thursday 8 July, 2021

'The dead don't have GDPR rights': Woman considers legal action after department denies info request
# Personal Data
# Personal Data

'The dead don't have GDPR rights': Woman considers legal action after department denies info request

Jul 8th 2021, 6:00 AM 31,650 Views 0 Comments

Solicitor Simon McGarr said his client, a Mother and Baby Home survivor, “remains amongst the living”.

# personal-data - Tuesday 25 May, 2021

HSE cyber attack: Gardaí have not confirmed that any personal data has been leaked
# Not Verified
# Not Verified

HSE cyber attack: Gardaí have not confirmed that any personal data has been leaked

May 25th 2021, 7:15 PM 9,472 Views 10 Comments

Information purporting to have been gleaned from the HSE in the hack appeared online last week.

# personal-data - Monday 17 May, 2021

Almost half of Irish people are concerned about sharing personal information online
# Global Research
# Global Research

Almost half of Irish people are concerned about sharing personal information online

May 17th 2021, 12:36 PM 7,080 Views 10 Comments

This is a decline of 8% from 2019 to 2020, placing Ireland close to the global average of 45%.

# personal-data - Thursday 16 July, 2020

Highest European court expected to rule on data privacy case today
# Max Schrems
# Max Schrems

Highest European court expected to rule on data privacy case today

Jul 16th 2020, 6:20 AM 14,732 Views 0 Comments

The ruling on this case could have significant implications for how data is transferred between the EU and the US.

# personal-data - Monday 24 February, 2020

Plans to charge 58,000 people with excessive water usage delayed over privacy concerns
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

Plans to charge 58,000 people with excessive water usage delayed over privacy concerns

Feb 24th 2020, 6:00 AM 28,328 Views 71 Comments

Discussions are underway with the Data Protection Commissioner about managing customer’s personal data.

# personal-data - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

'Um, uh, no': Zuckerberg flummoxed when asked to share his own personal details
# Facebook
# Facebook

'Um, uh, no': Zuckerberg flummoxed when asked to share his own personal details

Apr 11th 2018, 7:29 AM 52,198 Views 42 Comments

The Facebook founder showed an unwillingness to answer personal questions at the congressional hearing.

# personal-data - Monday 4 December, 2017

'I want accountability' - Man has personal data stolen from car of Social Protection employee
# Smash And Grab
# Smash And Grab

'I want accountability' - Man has personal data stolen from car of Social Protection employee

Dec 4th 2017, 12:05 AM 46,416 Views 46 Comments

The file of local man John Cash was contained in a briefcase stolen from a car park in Clonmel, Co Tipperary, in 2014.

# personal-data - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Uber covered up massive hack that stole personal information of more than 57 million drivers and customers
# Major Breach
# Major Breach

Uber covered up massive hack that stole personal information of more than 57 million drivers and customers

Nov 22nd 2017, 8:01 AM 7,256 Views 9 Comments

So far, there’s no evidence that the data taken has been misused, according to a blog post by Uber’s recently hired CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi.

# personal-data - Friday 6 November, 2015

Your personal data was talked about at the Web Summit, but it looks like you might have to pay to keep it safe in the future
# Opinion
# Opinion

Your personal data was talked about at the Web Summit, but it looks like you might have to pay to keep it safe in the future

Nov 6th 2015, 9:44 AM 109 Views 9 Comments

Privacy could become a product purchased by the rich and an unattainable luxury for the poor, writes Maria Helen Murphy.

# personal-data - Monday 24 August, 2015

Two suicides connected to the Ashley Madison website hack
# Personal Data
# Personal Data

Two suicides connected to the Ashley Madison website hack

Aug 24th 2015, 4:06 PM 33,259 Views 54 Comments

Canadian Police say a link has yet to be confirmed.

# personal-data - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

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

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

Oct 7th 2014, 8:00 AM 28 Views 6 Comments

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

# personal-data - Thursday 18 September, 2014

'We're not like them': Apple boss takes jab at companies that monetise personal data
# Data
# Data

'We're not like them': Apple boss takes jab at companies that monetise personal data

Sep 18th 2014, 9:44 AM 4,924 Views 15 Comments

Tim Cook said in a letter on privacy that Apple doesn’t let government services access the company’s information.

# personal-data - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Column: Free Wi-Fi networks carry risks – but you can avoid them
# Online Security
# Online Security

Column: Free Wi-Fi networks carry risks – but you can avoid them

Sep 3rd 2014, 8:00 PM 70 Views 17 Comments

Make sure you’re not freely handing away your personal data…

# personal-data - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Google must delete your data if you ask, orders judge in landmark case
# Erasure
# Erasure

Google must delete your data if you ask, orders judge in landmark case

May 13th 2014, 11:23 AM 9,541 Views 17 Comments

An EU court has ruled that a person can request certain information to be removed from search engines if “the data appears to be inadequate, irrelevant or no longer relevant.”

# personal-data - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Column: Why has it taken so long for the DPC to investigate Shatter's Prime Time comment?
# Column
# Column

Column: Why has it taken so long for the DPC to investigate Shatter's Prime Time comment?

Apr 5th 2014, 5:30 PM 131 Views 30 Comments

It was almost a year ago that a complaint was made about the Minister for Justice telling Prime Time about Mick Wallace being cautioned by a garda over using his mobile phone while driving, writes William Campbell.

# personal-data - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

20 million South Koreans affected by country's largest-ever data theft
# Security Breach
# Security Breach

20 million South Koreans affected by country's largest-ever data theft

Jan 21st 2014, 1:52 PM 5,606 Views 13 Comments

More than 1.15 million people have canceled or requested new credit cards after financial regulators announced the data theft.

# personal-data - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Users of public wi-fi may have had personal details stolen
# Hacking
# Hacking

Users of public wi-fi may have had personal details stolen

Dec 11th 2013, 7:28 AM 13,350 Views 26 Comments

If you use public wi-fi systems, you should read this.

# personal-data - Friday 21 December, 2012

Poll: Should officials monitor jobseekers' online employment searches?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should officials monitor jobseekers' online employment searches?

Dec 21st 2012, 10:50 AM 7,368 Views 63 Comments

If someone is claiming benefits, should the government be allowed to monitor their online job searches on an official website?

# personal-data - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Public views sought on data protection proposals
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

Public views sought on data protection proposals

Mar 6th 2012, 12:26 PM 1,252 Views 1 Comment

The Department of Justice is asking people to submit their views on the European Commission’s proposals to strengthen protections for individuals

# personal-data - Friday 17 February, 2012

More than 8,000 Eircom StudyHub customers hacked in data breach
# Eircom
# Eircom

More than 8,000 Eircom StudyHub customers hacked in data breach

Feb 17th 2012, 6:58 PM 4,694 Views 11 Comments

Usernames and passwords were compromised in the attack on the exam support service.

# personal-data - Monday 11 July, 2011

Scam texts pretend to be from... the Data Protection Commissioner
# Data Fail
# Data Fail

Scam texts pretend to be from... the Data Protection Commissioner

Jul 11th 2011, 7:21 PM 549 Views 6 Comments

Office of DPC warns that phone messages purporting to be from them and asking for name, address and PPSN number are false.

# personal-data - Thursday 28 April, 2011

Amazon's cloud crash disaster permanently destroyed many customers' data
# Amazon
# Amazon

Amazon's cloud crash disaster permanently destroyed many customers' data

Apr 28th 2011, 4:05 PM 1,639 Views 0 Comments

Last week’s web services crash yet to be fully explained by the internet giant.

# personal-data - Tuesday 13 July, 2010

Concerns over children's information being shared
# Personal Data
# Personal Data

Concerns over children's information being shared

Jul 13th 2010, 4:40 PM 166 Views 0 Comments

The Data Protection Commissioner has contacted five schools, which may share sensitive personal information of their students.