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#Phone Tapping

# phone-tapping - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

Gardaí will soon have to ask a judge if they want to access your data

A report was commissioned last year after the accessing of journalists’ records.

# phone-tapping - Friday 7 April, 2017

'More cock-up than conspiracy': Shatter defends gardaí, but hits out at Kenny

The former Justice Minister said the Taoiseach and Attorney General’s actions might be “a resigning matter”.

# phone-tapping - Monday 6 March, 2017

Trump 'furious' as FBI rejects claim Obama tapped his phones

Trump’s comments appear to be based on unverified claims made by the right-wing Breitbart News outlet.

# phone-tapping - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Gsoc access to journalists' phone records 'really worrying'

The NUJ is seeking to meet the watchdog over its accessing of private data.

# phone-tapping - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

The government wanted to launch a phone-tapping bill in 1985...

And they were very worried about the legal ramifications of it.

# phone-tapping - Saturday 13 June, 2015

Convicted rapist sues State over recording of confidential phone calls

He is seeking an injunction preventing the authorities from intercepting and recording phone calls between him and his lawyers.

# phone-tapping - Monday 14 April, 2014

Guardian & Washington Post claim Pulitzer for Edward Snowden coverage

The reports have sparked a huge debate in the US on the merits and morality of mass public surveillance.

# phone-tapping - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

'Somewhat incredible': Martin asks why Shatter was not informed of Garda phone tapping sooner

Gerry Adams added that the government had dealt with the GardaGate controversy with “amazing inefficiency”.

# phone-tapping - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Thousands of hours of recorded garda calls will have to be transcribed for inquiry

Justice Minister Alan Shatter said that the transcription process would ‘not be an easy exercise and obviously will take some time’.

# phone-tapping - Friday 27 December, 2013

Ex-senior garda advised Taoiseach not to appoint an 'outsider' as commissioner

With the gardaí in crisis after the retirement of its two most senior officers over the phone tapping scandal, one former officer had some advice for Garret FitzGerald.

Phone tapping: Papers reveal garda commissioner's belief that he had no choice but to retire

The Fine Gael-led government’s insistence in 1983 that two senior garda officers were not forced to retire over the phone tapping scandal is at odds with State papers released this month.

# phone-tapping - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

A 'total review' on US surveillance operations ordered

Senate intelligence committee chair Dianne Feinstein wants a sweeping review into spying on EU allies.

# phone-tapping - Saturday 26 October, 2013

German spy chiefs will travel to US to demand explanations

Allegations of US spying has caused “a moment of tension” with some allies, admitted the US.

# phone-tapping - Saturday 22 June, 2013

US whistleblower Snowden charged with espionage for leaking secret documents

The former government contractor revealed that the NSA collects Americans’ phone records and internet data from US companies.

# phone-tapping - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Google asks US for permission to reveal scale of data transfers

Google says it’s barred from revealing how many national security requests it follows, and wants to let people know.

# phone-tapping - Friday 7 June, 2013

Google, Facebook, Skype, YouTube also tapped by US government

The Director of National Intelligence has denounced the leaks of highly classified documents that revealed the programs.

# phone-tapping - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

The White House says it's trying to help journalists, not hinder them

The White House has denied any prior knowledge about Association Press phone records being seized.

# phone-tapping - Monday 28 March, 2011

Take 5: Monday

Some good news on the jobs front, but still a shocking numbers of householders are having trouble paying the bills…

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Reports of dissident involvement in yesterday’s shooting in broad daylight in a Blanchardstown park; radiation levels in the sea at Fukushima soar to 1,150 times normal levels and the real cost of being a stay-at-home parent.

# phone-tapping - Monday 14 March, 2011

NOTW's Irish editor commissioned hacker to intercept emails - BBC

BBC’s Panorama show will tonight claim that Alex Marunchak, then editor of the Irish edition, commissioned an email hacker.