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'We were bad, what Ireland is doing is 10 times worse' - International experts unimpressed with Public Services Card
# Bad Idea
# Bad Idea

'We were bad, what Ireland is doing is 10 times worse' - International experts unimpressed with Public Services Card

Oct 12th 2017, 6:00 AM 67,496 Views 67 Comments

A public meeting on the Public Services Card yesterday heard that the more data protection in Ireland changes, the more it stays the same.

So, what's the deal with Ireland naming and shaming drink drivers?
# What's In A Name?
# What's In A Name?

So, what's the deal with Ireland naming and shaming drink drivers?

Jul 23rd 2017, 12:05 AM 23,594 Views 72 Comments

Come December, Ireland is to begin naming and shaming people convicted of a host of road traffic offences.

Pretty soon you're going to need this card to do a whole load of important things in Ireland - but why?
# Big Brother
# Big Brother

Pretty soon you're going to need this card to do a whole load of important things in Ireland - but why?

Jul 15th 2017, 12:05 AM 149,043 Views 157 Comments

Applying for a passport and a driver’s licence will soon require the Public Services Card – but that’s only the beginning.

'If I had done this in Ireland it would've taken 25 years' - Facebook Privacy Campaigner
# Madness
# Madness

'If I had done this in Ireland it would've taken 25 years' - Facebook Privacy Campaigner

Apr 10th 2015, 12:48 PM 12,444 Views 18 Comments

Max Schrems has taken a €10 million class action lawsuit against the tech giant in his native Austria so as to avoid the ‘madness of the Irish courts’.

Flying somewhere? The EU wants to add you to a giant database of passenger details
# Nice Data We'll Take It
# Nice Data We'll Take It

Flying somewhere? The EU wants to add you to a giant database of passenger details

Feb 22nd 2015, 10:30 AM 16,345 Views 51 Comments

This time it may actually happen, and it all sounds a little sinister

Only one country refused to allow Vodafone publish spying data...Ireland
# Nosy
# Nosy

Only one country refused to allow Vodafone publish spying data...Ireland

Jun 6th 2014, 12:45 PM 22,210 Views 32 Comments

Digital rights campaigners said that the Government is relying on ‘makey-uppy’ legal interpretations.

Major victory for Irish online rights group as ECJ strikes down EU mobile surveillance rules
# Privacy
# Privacy

Major victory for Irish online rights group as ECJ strikes down EU mobile surveillance rules

Apr 8th 2014, 10:23 AM 5,506 Views 26 Comments

Digital Rights Ireland hard argued that the rules requiring operators to keep call details were against fundamental rights.

Digital Rights Ireland defend existing online laws before oireachtas committee
# Social Media
# Social Media

Digital Rights Ireland defend existing online laws before oireachtas committee

Mar 20th 2013, 1:18 PM 4,864 Views 15 Comments

Representatives from Digital Rights Ireland and Google appeared before the Joint Committee on Transport and Communications earlier today.

Everything you need to know about Ireland's SOPA
# Sopa Ireland
# Sopa Ireland

Everything you need to know about Ireland's SOPA

Jan 24th 2012, 6:00 PM 507 Views 50 Comments

Solicitor and chairman of Digital Rights Ireland TJ McIntyre explains exactly what we know about proposed legislation to block website accused of infringing copyright – and what we don’t know.

'Massive blow' to music industry as Eircom anti-piracy measures rejected
# Three Strikes
# Three Strikes

'Massive blow' to music industry as Eircom anti-piracy measures rejected

Dec 18th 2011, 1:28 PM 14,163 Views 55 Comments

The broadband firm’s ‘three strikes’ system has reportedly been struck down in a move described as ‘highly significant’ for internet users.