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#Data Retention

# data-retention - This year 2022

Justice Minister to introduce new legislation on data retention to help Gardaí
# Data Retention
# Data Retention

Justice Minister to introduce new legislation on data retention to help Gardaí

May 31st 2022, 10:09 PM 12,180 Views 0 Comments

Justice Minister Helen McEntee received approval of Cabinet to draft the legislation to amend the law.

EU court rules in favour of Graham Dwyer in privacy case, paving way for murder conviction appeal
# Court Of Justice
# Court Of Justice

EU court rules in favour of Graham Dwyer in privacy case, paving way for murder conviction appeal

Updated Apr 5th 2022, 11:08 AM 68,945 Views 0 Comments

Dwyer claims that data gathered from his phone should not have been used at his trial.

# data-retention - Last year 2021

Department acknowledges no legal basis for mandatory Public Services Card to access services other than welfare
# Data Retention
# Data Retention

Department acknowledges no legal basis for mandatory Public Services Card to access services other than welfare

Updated Dec 10th 2021, 5:34 PM 57,865 Views 53 Comments
  • A court appeal has been dropped after an agreement between the Department of Social Protection and the Data Protection Commission.
  • In a 2019 ruling, the DPC had found that a PSC should not be required to receive State services such as a driver’s licence or passport.
  • A PSC is still required to apply for a Driving Licence online but the RSA says people can also apply in person without one.

# data-retention - All time

Explainer: What happened with the Graham Dwyer data retention case in the Supreme Court?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Explainer: What happened with the Graham Dwyer data retention case in the Supreme Court?

Feb 24th 2020, 5:40 PM 18,951 Views 0 Comments

Dwyer was convicted of the murder of Elaine O’Hara in 2015.

Supreme Court to refer Graham Dwyer data retention appeal to the EU's Court of Justice
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

Supreme Court to refer Graham Dwyer data retention appeal to the EU's Court of Justice

Updated Feb 24th 2020, 1:17 PM 50,603 Views 0 Comments

Chief Justice Frank Clarke said the three central questions in the case “each involve difficult issues”.

Department told to destroy documents belonging to 3.2 million citizens it kept after PSC applications
# Data Retention
# Data Retention

Department told to destroy documents belonging to 3.2 million citizens it kept after PSC applications

Aug 16th 2019, 12:07 AM 34,789 Views 81 Comments

The Data Protection Commissioner has found that there is no lawful basis for retaining information from PSC applications.

Graham Dwyer wins legal action over accessing of his mobile phone data
# Data Retention
# Data Retention

Graham Dwyer wins legal action over accessing of his mobile phone data

Dec 6th 2018, 12:43 PM 39,099 Views 0 Comments

Dwyer’s legal team had argued that the use of this data was unconstitutional.

'We know more about the cows in the field than the children in our schools'
# POD
# POD

'We know more about the cows in the field than the children in our schools'

Feb 7th 2015, 7:15 AM 10,692 Views 23 Comments

Parents are voicing their concerns over the Primary Online Education being rolled out in schools across the country.

Minister: Keeping data on students until they're 30 is 'reasonable'
# Privacy
# Privacy

Minister: Keeping data on students until they're 30 is 'reasonable'

Jan 29th 2015, 7:07 PM 10,843 Views 79 Comments

The minister said she is satisfied the time limit doesn’t need to be changed – for now, at least.

Minister to reconsider keeping data on school children until they're 30
# Database
# Database

Minister to reconsider keeping data on school children until they're 30

Jan 8th 2015, 1:57 PM 8,568 Views 50 Comments

The Department’s plans for a national database have come under fire.

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.

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

May 31st 2012, 8:05 PM 2,910 Views 4 Comments

Your essential evening round-up of the day’s biggest news, plus the bits and pieces you may have missed…

EU moves to impose €315k-a-day fines on Germany
# Data
# Data

EU moves to impose €315k-a-day fines on Germany

May 31st 2012, 6:17 PM 8,137 Views 24 Comments

Germany has had “a considerable amount of time” to bring data retention directive into law but still hasn’t done so, says European Commission.

Yahoo to extend its retention of online search records
Live Apr 18th 2011, 9:58 PM

Yahoo to extend its retention of online search records