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# surveillance - Friday 1 January, 2021

Increased testing demand and an IT legacy issue - What's behind the current lag in reporting Covid-19 cases?
# CIDR
# CIDR

Increased testing demand and an IT legacy issue - What's behind the current lag in reporting Covid-19 cases?

Jan 1st 2021, 3:44 PM 46,639 Views 59 Comments

As many as 4,000 additional positive test results have been received which are not yet included in the official case count.

# surveillance - Monday 21 December, 2020

HSE's disease surveillance centre receives €3m funding boost for 43 permanent roles
# Covid19
# Covid19

HSE's disease surveillance centre receives €3m funding boost for 43 permanent roles

Dec 21st 2020, 12:05 AM 26,098 Views 12 Comments

The HPSC is Ireland’s specialist agency for the surveillance of communicable diseases.

# surveillance - Saturday 26 October, 2019

What happened to the HSE's proposal for its own undercover investigations in care homes?
# Abuse
# Abuse

What happened to the HSE's proposal for its own undercover investigations in care homes?

Oct 26th 2019, 10:00 PM 16,842 Views 19 Comments

Back in 2014, then director general Tony O’Brien said it was time to look at these sorts of measures to protect vulnerable clients.

# surveillance - Sunday 2 June, 2019

China defends bloody Tiananmen Square crackdown as 'correct' policy days before 30th anniversary
# China
# China

China defends bloody Tiananmen Square crackdown as 'correct' policy days before 30th anniversary

Jun 2nd 2019, 10:26 AM 27,168 Views 41 Comments

Hundreds, or possibly more than 1,000, were killed, although the precise number of deaths remains unknown.

# surveillance - Friday 15 February, 2019

'Mind-boggling': Department can't say whether payments to firm were for surveillance of prison staff
# Prison Service
# Prison Service

'Mind-boggling': Department can't say whether payments to firm were for surveillance of prison staff

Feb 15th 2019, 6:20 AM 17,135 Views 19 Comments

The prison service paid two private security companies over a two-year period.

# surveillance - Sunday 20 May, 2018

Trump demands review into claim FBI spy infiltrated his presidential campaign
# Surveillance
# Surveillance

Trump demands review into claim FBI spy infiltrated his presidential campaign

May 20th 2018, 8:14 PM 13,893 Views 33 Comments

The US President tweeted his intentions today.

# surveillance - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Covert Garda units to patrol Dublin boxing event this weekend in wake of murders
# Gangland Crime
# Gangland Crime

Covert Garda units to patrol Dublin boxing event this weekend in wake of murders

Feb 1st 2018, 12:10 AM 22,210 Views 0 Comments

It is understood that tight security will be in place at the Citywest event.

# surveillance - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Trump's national security team to be quizzed over Russian influence on election
# Surveillance
# Surveillance

Trump's national security team to be quizzed over Russian influence on election

Jun 7th 2017, 11:36 AM 7,618 Views 19 Comments

Former FBI Director James Comey is set to testify before a Senate panel tomorrow.

# surveillance - Saturday 3 June, 2017

There are at least 24 Hutch family members who are potential targets of an attack
# Protection
# Protection

There are at least 24 Hutch family members who are potential targets of an attack

Jun 3rd 2017, 6:05 AM 19,343 Views 2 Comments

Gardaí believe they know who was behind the murder of Michael Keogh.

# surveillance - Monday 13 March, 2017

Kellyanne Conway on surveillance through phones, TVs and 'microwaves that turn into cameras'
# They're Watching
# They're Watching

Kellyanne Conway on surveillance through phones, TVs and 'microwaves that turn into cameras'

Mar 13th 2017, 10:38 PM 27,063 Views 60 Comments

The White House aide says she was not talking about Donald Trump’s baseless claims about spying by Barack Obama.

# surveillance - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

WikiLeaks releases over 8,000 documents 'hacked from CIA'
# Espionage
# Espionage

WikiLeaks releases over 8,000 documents 'hacked from CIA'

Mar 7th 2017, 4:19 PM 25,648 Views 108 Comments

The files appear to show the CIA wanted to subvert software products and use them as surveillance devices.

# surveillance - Monday 6 February, 2017

Man found with explosives on bus in Dublin is jailed for 7 years
# Courts
# Courts

Man found with explosives on bus in Dublin is jailed for 7 years

Feb 6th 2017, 5:20 PM 23,570 Views 41 Comments

Patrick Brennan pleaded guilty to possessing four blocks of TNT and explosive detonators.

# surveillance - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Night vision CCTV to monitor illegal dumping hotspots in Wicklow mountains
# Fly Tipping
# Fly Tipping

Night vision CCTV to monitor illegal dumping hotspots in Wicklow mountains

Nov 1st 2016, 6:03 PM 11,877 Views 33 Comments

The move aims to combat the worsening fly tipping problem in the region.

# surveillance - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Wikileaks is planning to publish a trove of new documents about the US election
# Trouble Brewing
# Trouble Brewing

Wikileaks is planning to publish a trove of new documents about the US election

Oct 4th 2016, 12:41 PM 19,903 Views 168 Comments

Founder Julian Assange is claiming there is a ‘McCarthyist’ effort against him, particularly by Hillary Clinton.

# surveillance - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Men jailed after being caught 'red-handed' with loaded guns and a can of petrol
# Being Watched
# Being Watched

Men jailed after being caught 'red-handed' with loaded guns and a can of petrol

Mar 16th 2016, 4:49 PM 16,345 Views 8 Comments

They were caught following a three-day surveillance operation.

# surveillance - Friday 6 November, 2015

Judge accused of asking an FBI agent to spy on his family in exchange for free beer
# North Carolina
# North Carolina

Judge accused of asking an FBI agent to spy on his family in exchange for free beer

Nov 6th 2015, 11:55 PM 13,191 Views 0 Comments

“No no no. You’ve had to take time. And I’m glad to do something…”

# surveillance - Thursday 29 October, 2015

MEPs vote to welcome "human rights defender" Edward Snowden in Europe
# Bienvenue
# Bienvenue

MEPs vote to welcome "human rights defender" Edward Snowden in Europe

Oct 29th 2015, 7:38 PM 16,863 Views 56 Comments

Irish MEPs voted 6-4 in favour of the resolution, which Snowden himself has called a “game-changer.”

# surveillance - Sunday 27 September, 2015

Two children among six injured in crash involving car under garda surveillance
# Kildare
# Kildare

Two children among six injured in crash involving car under garda surveillance

Sep 27th 2015, 7:45 PM 44,046 Views 24 Comments

A two-year-old boy and seven-year-old girl have been taken to Tullamore Hospital.

# surveillance - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Leaked emails show Irish Defence Forces held talks with controversial hacking company
# Surveillance
# Surveillance

Leaked emails show Irish Defence Forces held talks with controversial hacking company

Jul 9th 2015, 11:10 PM 30,720 Views 31 Comments

Hacking Team sells viruses to repressive governments, but the Defence Forces say they never bought anything.

# surveillance - Monday 1 June, 2015

The NSA can't listen to people's phone calls - for now
# Surveillance
# Surveillance

The NSA can't listen to people's phone calls - for now

Jun 1st 2015, 8:55 AM 7,491 Views 18 Comments

Intelligence officials have warned the development could jeopardise Americans’ safety.

# surveillance - Friday 29 May, 2015

WATCH: Presidential candidate Rand Paul's new ad is the most American thing ever
# Macho Man Randy Savage
# Macho Man Randy Savage

WATCH: Presidential candidate Rand Paul's new ad is the most American thing ever

May 29th 2015, 8:50 PM 18,317 Views 36 Comments

Fire-breathing American eagle? Check. “Royal Rumble” voice-over? Check.

# surveillance - Sunday 17 May, 2015

State surveillance: What the government and Gardaí don't want you to know
# Part 2
# Part 2

State surveillance: What the government and Gardaí don't want you to know

May 17th 2015, 10:01 PM 62,215 Views 86 Comments

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

State surveillance: How Gardaí and others can secretly monitor you
# Part 1
# Part 1

State surveillance: How Gardaí and others can secretly monitor you

May 17th 2015, 10:00 PM 117,106 Views 104 Comments

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

# surveillance - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

British spy agency might be able to tell when you say 'craic' or 'Dublin' on the phone
# Hold Your Whisht
# Hold Your Whisht

British spy agency might be able to tell when you say 'craic' or 'Dublin' on the phone

May 5th 2015, 5:40 PM 23,565 Views 47 Comments

And “Belfast”, and “Seán” and “pub.”

# surveillance - Monday 6 April, 2015

Edward Snowden says the US government has access to your nude photos
# All That Junk
# All That Junk

Edward Snowden says the US government has access to your nude photos

Apr 6th 2015, 2:41 PM 19,488 Views 46 Comments

“The bad news is that they’re still collecting everybody’s information -including your dick pics.”

# surveillance - Saturday 17 January, 2015

Poll: Would you support gardaí using drones?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you support gardaí using drones?

Jan 17th 2015, 9:36 AM 20,002 Views 154 Comments

A crime fighting tool too far?

# surveillance - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

The HSE has NOT abandoned plans to use CCTV in care homes
# Surveillance
# Surveillance

The HSE has NOT abandoned plans to use CCTV in care homes

Jan 13th 2015, 5:19 PM 8,546 Views 41 Comments

They have come to a junction because of privacy issues, however, and are now seeking expert advice on how to move forward.

# surveillance - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Weird Wide Web: A sexist Barbie book, a handy spy tool and Russians watching you right now
# Week In Web
# Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: A sexist Barbie book, a handy spy tool and Russians watching you right now

Nov 23rd 2014, 11:30 AM 9,799 Views 7 Comments

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# surveillance - Thursday 20 November, 2014

This handy new tool could stop a government from spying on you
# 007
# 007

This handy new tool could stop a government from spying on you

Nov 20th 2014, 7:00 AM 12,327 Views 20 Comments

Amnesty International said Governments are increasingly using technology to access activists and journalists’ private emails and computers.

# surveillance - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

NSA cyberwarfare system designed to 'fire back' without human clearance
# Rise Of The Machines
# Rise Of The Machines

NSA cyberwarfare system designed to 'fire back' without human clearance

Aug 13th 2014, 5:07 PM 9,786 Views 37 Comments

Edward Snowden made the revelations in a comprehensive interview with Wired.

# surveillance - Monday 11 August, 2014

Rwanda tests German student for Ebola
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Rwanda tests German student for Ebola

Aug 11th 2014, 7:40 AM 7,843 Views 17 Comments

The results will be available in 48 hours, the country’s health ministry said.

# surveillance - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Snowden granted three-year residency in Russia, with permission to travel
# SNOWDEN
# SNOWDEN

Snowden granted three-year residency in Russia, with permission to travel

Aug 7th 2014, 2:46 PM 9,321 Views 86 Comments

“In the future Edward will have to decide whether to continue to live in Russia and become a citizen or to return to the United States,” his lawyer said today.

# surveillance - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Microsoft loses appeal over email data stored in Ireland
# Privacy
# Privacy

Microsoft loses appeal over email data stored in Ireland

Jul 31st 2014, 9:35 PM 10,091 Views 11 Comments

Judge rejected Microsoft bid concerning the provision of email information on servers in Ireland to US authorities.

CIA chief apologises to US Senate intelligence committee for agents hacking its computers
# Spying
# Spying

CIA chief apologises to US Senate intelligence committee for agents hacking its computers

Jul 31st 2014, 7:14 PM 5,385 Views 26 Comments

The agency’s director had previously dismissed allegations of CIA spying on committee investigators.

# surveillance - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

US Bill introduced to end NSA's bulk collection of phone records
# Surveillance
# Surveillance

US Bill introduced to end NSA's bulk collection of phone records

Jul 29th 2014, 10:40 PM 3,785 Views 33 Comments

If enacted, the legislation would be the most significant change in the wake of Edward Snowden’s information leaks.

# surveillance - Thursday 10 July, 2014

UK rushes emergency laws on phone and data surveillance
# Snooping
# Snooping

UK rushes emergency laws on phone and data surveillance

Jul 10th 2014, 4:37 PM 6,173 Views 31 Comments

It will ensure that security services can continue accessing internet and mobile phone data.

# surveillance - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Verrimus "reassured" by judge's recommendations in GSOC 'bugging' report:
# Cooke Report
# Cooke Report

Verrimus "reassured" by judge's recommendations in GSOC 'bugging' report:

Jun 12th 2014, 8:51 PM 5,125 Views 13 Comments

The company said that it was never part of its remit to uncover the source of any possible surveillance threat.

# surveillance - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Here's what Alan Shatter has to say about the GSOC 'bugging' report
# Cooke Report
# Cooke Report

Here's what Alan Shatter has to say about the GSOC 'bugging' report

Jun 11th 2014, 8:02 PM 6,958 Views 17 Comments

The former Minister for Justice said that retired Judge Cooke’s dealing with the matters in the report was in the public interest.

We'll have to "wait and see" who leaked GSOC 'bugging' information - Fitzgerald
# Who Said What
# Who Said What

We'll have to "wait and see" who leaked GSOC 'bugging' information - Fitzgerald

Jun 11th 2014, 11:22 AM 4,580 Views 20 Comments

The justice minister said that at least seven people had access to the information that was leaked to the media.

# surveillance - Friday 6 June, 2014

Taoiseach's office has GSOC bugging report but he hasn't seen it yet
# BUGGING
# BUGGING

Taoiseach's office has GSOC bugging report but he hasn't seen it yet

Jun 6th 2014, 10:40 PM 7,903 Views 28 Comments

The Taoiseach is not likely to see the report until Monday as he is currently on a trade mission in California.

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