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# data-collection - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Data watchdog has 'serious doubts' over whether social welfare inspectors acted lawfully at airports

The Data Protection Commission is seeking further clarity from the department over the actions of social welfare inspectors at airports.

# data-collection - Sunday 2 October, 2016

Google's Irish boss thinks government departments need to be more like Estonia

The eastern European country has been quick to embrace new technology.

# data-collection - Sunday 17 May, 2015

State surveillance: How Gardaí and others can secretly monitor you Exclusive

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

# data-collection - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Column: The EU seems just as interested in your data as the NSA

Searching questions need to be asked over what type of data the EU retains – and what it does with this data, writes David Moloney.

# data-collection - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

21 bankers in Ireland earned more than €1 million in 2011

Another EU state had 2,436 individuals earning over €1 million in the same year.

# data-collection - Friday 14 June, 2013

Civil liberties groups claim PRISM breaches international human rights

A full-page newspaper ad, to coincide with an EU-US summit in Dublin, claims surveillance breaches United Nations conventions.

# data-collection - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

EU to raise concerns about US data surveillance in Dublin summit

The European Commission says it will ask the US for assurances about the legality of its data harvesting this week.

# data-collection - Friday 4 May, 2012

Facebook privacy concerns are on the rise, says consumer report

Oversharing and excessive data collection are growing concerns of Facebook users, a US consumer reports has claimed.

# data-collection - Thursday 10 March, 2011

Date for the 2011 Census set - people urged to consider question of religion

New questions will be included on this year’s form, and respondents have been urged to think very carefully about the issue of religion.