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# data - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Samaritans seeks legal advice over controversial new 'suicide prevention app'
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

Samaritans seeks legal advice over controversial new 'suicide prevention app'

Nov 5th 2014, 2:25 PM 7,323 Views 9 Comments

The ‘Radar’ app allows users to monitor people they follow on Twitter.

# data - Thursday 30 October, 2014

The week in the property market in 3 graphics
# Gaffs
# Gaffs

The week in the property market in 3 graphics

Oct 30th 2014, 6:16 PM 2,638 Views 1 Comment

The statistical breakdown you should look at if you’re thinking of stepping onto the property ladder.

# data - Monday 27 October, 2014

IMAGES: Take a look at the ginormous servers that power Google
# Journey To The Centre Of The Earth
# Journey To The Centre Of The Earth

IMAGES: Take a look at the ginormous servers that power Google

Oct 27th 2014, 11:00 AM 18,385 Views 27 Comments

This is where your sneaky table quiz questions go.

# data - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

New scandal: 10 Irish Water customers had their bank details sent to their landlords
# Data Breach
# Data Breach

New scandal: 10 Irish Water customers had their bank details sent to their landlords

Oct 22nd 2014, 6:35 AM 126,059 Views 243 Comments

“It’s an absolute shambles,” one affected customer said, after waiting on the phone for an hour to speak to Irish Water’s customer care team.

# data - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Why are 'unlimited' data plans not actually unlimited?
# TechGuide
# TechGuide

Why are 'unlimited' data plans not actually unlimited?

Oct 15th 2014, 12:00 PM 29,390 Views 58 Comments

Two words: fair usage.

# data - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Opinion: We need a modern framework for data protection – and we need it now
# Data
# Data

Opinion: We need a modern framework for data protection – and we need it now

Oct 7th 2014, 8:00 AM 28 Views 6 Comments

Data protection reform will need to rebuild the trust that has been shattered by numerous spying scandals and data breaches.

# data - Monday 6 October, 2014

Private investigators fined for unlawfully obtaining addresses of Credit Union members
# MCK Rentals
# MCK Rentals

Private investigators fined for unlawfully obtaining addresses of Credit Union members

Oct 6th 2014, 5:31 PM 8,513 Views 0 Comments

MCK Rentals unlawfully gathered people’s addresses from the Department of Social Protection and the HSE.

# data - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Celebrities who took nude photos are "dumb" - EU Commissioner
# Privacy
# Privacy

Celebrities who took nude photos are "dumb" - EU Commissioner

Oct 2nd 2014, 10:26 AM 14,751 Views 58 Comments

Günther Oettinger, the EU’s next head of digital economy, has blamed celebrities for the recent nude photo leak.

# data - Monday 29 September, 2014

What age, where, and how many: The data on homelessness in Ireland
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

What age, where, and how many: The data on homelessness in Ireland

Sep 29th 2014, 3:00 PM 35,353 Views 15 Comments

How many people are sleeping rough in Wexford? Or how many are in emergency accommodation in Tipperary?

Facebook ads are going to follow people around the web with Atlas launch
# Expansion
# Expansion

Facebook ads are going to follow people around the web with Atlas launch

Sep 29th 2014, 11:32 AM 6,782 Views 26 Comments

The launch of Atlas, its new ad platform, will allow advertisers to target demographics on desktop, mobile and other sites, but the company says that users’ identities will remain anonymous.

# data - Thursday 18 September, 2014

'We're not like them': Apple boss takes jab at companies that monetise personal data
# Data
# Data

'We're not like them': Apple boss takes jab at companies that monetise personal data

Sep 18th 2014, 9:44 AM 4,907 Views 15 Comments

Tim Cook said in a letter on privacy that Apple doesn’t let government services access the company’s information.

# data - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Cook: Apple has no interest in gathering user data
# Security
# Security

Cook: Apple has no interest in gathering user data

Sep 16th 2014, 1:36 PM 5,557 Views 14 Comments

The Apple CEO said that Apple’s business is ‘not based on having information’ about its users and that government agencies don’t have back door access to its servers.

# data - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Opinion: As Apple moves further into data, it's time we start taking responsibility for our own
# Tech
# Tech

Opinion: As Apple moves further into data, it's time we start taking responsibility for our own

Sep 10th 2014, 8:00 AM 14 Views 7 Comments

With Apple moving into health and fitness and quantifying our lives even further, more data about us is going to be gathered.

# data - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Column: Free Wi-Fi networks carry risks – but you can avoid them
# Online Security
# Online Security

Column: Free Wi-Fi networks carry risks – but you can avoid them

Sep 3rd 2014, 8:00 PM 62 Views 17 Comments

Make sure you’re not freely handing away your personal data…

# data - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Children are the future, and they could also be Google's next target market
# Parental Control
# Parental Control

Children are the future, and they could also be Google's next target market

Aug 19th 2014, 12:00 PM 4,827 Views 16 Comments

The search engine giant is said to be working on a system that will allow parents to set up accounts for their kids, and control what services they use.

# data - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Credit unions say they knew nothing of "illegal snooping"
# Data Breaches
# Data Breaches

Credit unions say they knew nothing of "illegal snooping"

Aug 16th 2014, 7:00 AM 8,561 Views 25 Comments

Credit unions are not being investigated by the Data Protection Commissioner, despite making front page news.

# data - Thursday 7 August, 2014

25,000 people join privacy lawsuit against Facebook
# Group Effort
# Group Effort

25,000 people join privacy lawsuit against Facebook

Aug 7th 2014, 8:46 AM 9,791 Views 21 Comments

The class action suit, filed by lawyer Max Schrems, is limiting the number of participants to 25,000 until all requests are verified.

# data - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Here's how you can keep track of how much mobile data you use
# No Surprises
# No Surprises

Here's how you can keep track of how much mobile data you use

Jul 22nd 2014, 8:00 PM 18,934 Views 20 Comments

And stop yourself from receiving a nasty shock when you get your bill.

# data - 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 6,172 Views 31 Comments

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

# data - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Irish watchdog to investigate Facebook's controversial mood experiment
# Questions
# Questions

Irish watchdog to investigate Facebook's controversial mood experiment

Jul 2nd 2014, 2:29 PM 9,713 Views 23 Comments

It will be working with Britain’s independent data watchdog, the Information Commissioner’s Office, as it investigates Facebook’s decision to alter 700,000 users’ News Feed as part of an experiment

# data - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

EU Commission pushes for elimination of roaming charges
# Roaming
# Roaming

EU Commission pushes for elimination of roaming charges

Jun 24th 2014, 5:55 PM 7,071 Views 15 Comments

Data roaming prices being cut by more than half across the EU from 1 July 2014, but Neelie Kroes says that it is ‘not enough’.

# data - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

High Court asks Europe whether Facebook should be investigated over NSA
# Europe Vs Facebook
# Europe Vs Facebook

High Court asks Europe whether Facebook should be investigated over NSA

Jun 18th 2014, 10:25 PM 10,451 Views 4 Comments

A number of questions relating to a case involving the Irish Data Protection Commissioner’s decision to not investigate Facebook, will now be dealt with by the European Court of Justice.

# data - Friday 6 June, 2014

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 22,152 Views 32 Comments

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

# data - Saturday 31 May, 2014

The Data Protection Commissioner is getting a new office, but keeping the one beside a convenience store in Laois
# Moving On Up
# Moving On Up

The Data Protection Commissioner is getting a new office, but keeping the one beside a convenience store in Laois

May 31st 2014, 7:15 AM 12,029 Views 29 Comments

The DPC is to open a new sub office in Dublin following Cabinet agreement this week.

# data - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Ireland is the third highest for drug-induced deaths in Europe
# Drug Use
# Drug Use

Ireland is the third highest for drug-induced deaths in Europe

May 27th 2014, 12:38 PM 10,531 Views 66 Comments

The European Drug report also finds that over a quarter of the general population has tried cannabis.

# data - Monday 19 May, 2014

30% of Irish people 'think Jews talk too much about the Holocaust'
# Judaism
# Judaism

30% of Irish people 'think Jews talk too much about the Holocaust'

May 19th 2014, 11:41 AM 19,103 Views 163 Comments

That’s one of the findings from a worldwide survey on anti-Semitism.

# data - Monday 12 May, 2014

The Data Protection Commissioner is very worried about the new postcode system. Here's why...
# Eircode
# Eircode

The Data Protection Commissioner is very worried about the new postcode system. Here's why...

May 12th 2014, 10:45 PM 46,790 Views 120 Comments

The office says that “in the Irish context, a person’s home address is an important part of their identity.

# data - Sunday 11 May, 2014

'Just because things are easy to count doesn't mean they are particularly useful'
# Data In Rugby
From The42
# Data In Rugby

'Just because things are easy to count doesn't mean they are particularly useful'

May 11th 2014, 10:00 AM 8,144 Views 9 Comments

Ken Quarrie, New Zealand Rugby’s Senior Scientist, joins TheScore.ie to discuss statistics and data in the sport.

# data - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

'Shatter feels that he is above the law and should resign' - Wallace
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

'Shatter feels that he is above the law and should resign' - Wallace

May 6th 2014, 6:05 PM 12,983 Views 104 Comments

Mick Wallace was named by Alan Shatter as having been cautioned by gardaí for using his phone while driving – an act that has been ruled as having broke the law.

# data - Thursday 17 April, 2014

19-year-old arrested for using Heartbleed to steal taxpayers' data
# Canada
# Canada

19-year-old arrested for using Heartbleed to steal taxpayers' data

Apr 17th 2014, 11:51 AM 11,239 Views 11 Comments

The Canada Revenue Agency said 900 social insurance numbers were stolen from its website.

# data - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Almost 27 per cent of us have experienced two or more types of deprivation
# Living Conditions
# Living Conditions

Almost 27 per cent of us have experienced two or more types of deprivation

Apr 16th 2014, 12:08 PM 8,246 Views 22 Comments

Disposable income, poverty rates and income drops were all looked at in the survey.

# data - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

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 5,481 Views 26 Comments

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

# data - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Column: Why has it taken so long for the DPC to investigate Shatter's Prime Time comment?
# Column
# Column

Column: Why has it taken so long for the DPC to investigate Shatter's Prime Time comment?

Apr 5th 2014, 5:30 PM 121 Views 30 Comments

It was almost a year ago that a complaint was made about the Minister for Justice telling Prime Time about Mick Wallace being cautioned by a garda over using his mobile phone while driving, writes William Campbell.

# data - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

LinkedIn clamps down on browser plug-in which reveals users' email
# Sneak Peak
# Sneak Peak

LinkedIn clamps down on browser plug-in which reveals users' email

Apr 1st 2014, 4:06 PM 7,585 Views 5 Comments

The site is issuing a cease and desist letter to Sell Hack, a browser plug-in which allows you to view an account’s email address, even if you’re not connected.

# data - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Sligo has the highest rate of people on JobBridge right now
# Social Protection
# Social Protection

Sligo has the highest rate of people on JobBridge right now

Mar 22nd 2014, 2:32 PM 8,895 Views 53 Comments

0.35 per cent of the population within the age limits for the scheme are currently taking part.

# data - Friday 21 March, 2014

Garda whistleblowers' use of PULSE system criticised by Data Commissioner
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

Garda whistleblowers' use of PULSE system criticised by Data Commissioner

Mar 21st 2014, 2:11 PM 9,114 Views 68 Comments

The Garda Commissioner has said he shares the concerns “and I have expressed my disquiet about this publically on several occasions”.

# data - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

If Irish people had never emigrated to the US, Ireland would be pretty packed
# Breathe In
# Breathe In

If Irish people had never emigrated to the US, Ireland would be pretty packed

Mar 19th 2014, 7:27 PM 31,662 Views 76 Comments

Research estimates that instead of having 213 people per square mile, there would be 850.

# data - Sunday 16 February, 2014

Couples reach Facebook low 85 days after declaring "in a relationship"
# It's Complicated
From The Daily Edge
# It's Complicated

Couples reach Facebook low 85 days after declaring "in a relationship"

Feb 16th 2014, 10:43 AM 5,149 Views 4 Comments

It’s Facebook’s world. We just live in it.

# data - Saturday 1 February, 2014

How to keep your mobile data limit under control
# All You Can Eat
# All You Can Eat

How to keep your mobile data limit under control

Feb 1st 2014, 9:15 AM 24,365 Views 34 Comments

With apps becoming such a prominent feature of our day-to-day lives, it means we’re relying more and more on mobile data, but how do you reduce the amount used each month?

# data - Monday 27 January, 2014

Private answers: Irish people are now less worried about social media security
# Snoop Logs
# Snoop Logs

Private answers: Irish people are now less worried about social media security

Jan 27th 2014, 5:14 PM 6,869 Views 16 Comments

Over two-thirds of people feel they have had their privacy breached, with a rise in unsolicited emails and texts.