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

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

Jul 30th 2020, 1:14 PM 16,911 Views 38 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 2nd 2016, 6:55 AM 14,387 Views 23 Comments

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

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

State surveillance: How Gardaí and others can secretly monitor you

May 17th 2015, 10:00 PM 123,368 Views 104 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 27th 2013, 7:30 PM 63 Views 27 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 16th 2013, 8:26 AM 6,401 Views 83 Comments

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

Civil liberties groups claim PRISM breaches international human rights
# Civil Liberties
# Civil Liberties

Civil liberties groups claim PRISM breaches international human rights

Jun 14th 2013, 8:46 AM 5,411 Views 25 Comments

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

EU to raise concerns about US data surveillance in Dublin summit
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# Data Collection

EU to raise concerns about US data surveillance in Dublin summit

Jun 11th 2013, 3:22 PM 6,041 Views 14 Comments

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

Facebook privacy concerns are on the rise, says consumer report
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# Facebook

Facebook privacy concerns are on the rise, says consumer report

May 4th 2012, 4:48 PM 3,368 Views 14 Comments

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

Date for the 2011 Census set - people urged to consider question of religion
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# Census2011

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

Mar 10th 2011, 8:31 AM 2,074 Views 0 Comments

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