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#DPC

# dpc - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Mother of cancer victim claims HSE 'revealed sensitive detail' about daughter's medical card refusal
# Data
# Data

Mother of cancer victim claims HSE 'revealed sensitive detail' about daughter's medical card refusal

Jan 21st 2015, 6:30 AM 16,475 Views 33 Comments

The mother of a nine-year-old girl has claimed a statement from the executive revealed private details.

# dpc - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Meet the new boss in charge of protecting all our data
# New Job
# New Job

Meet the new boss in charge of protecting all our data

Sep 10th 2014, 4:05 PM 8,104 Views 15 Comments

So long, Billy Hawkes. Hello, Helen Dixon.

# dpc - 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 12,302 Views 29 Comments

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

# dpc - Thursday 30 May, 2013

Ming: Shatter released info about me, but I'm not saying what that info is
# Ming V Shatter
# Ming V Shatter

Ming: Shatter released info about me, but I'm not saying what that info is

May 30th 2013, 7:40 PM 14,914 Views 61 Comments

Independent TD Luke Ming Flanagan would not discuss the substance of a complaint he has made to the Data Protection Commissioner about the Justice Minister Alan Shatter.

# dpc - Thursday 14 February, 2013

Pro-life 'robo-calls' to Irish numbers came from United States
# Robo-calls
# Robo-calls

Pro-life 'robo-calls' to Irish numbers came from United States

Feb 14th 2013, 5:31 PM 11,165 Views 73 Comments

ComReg and the Data Protection Commissioner say because the calls came from abroad, they can take no action against them.

# dpc - Monday 24 December, 2012

Abortion 'robo-calls' begin again
# Abortion
# Abortion

Abortion 'robo-calls' begin again

Dec 24th 2012, 11:34 AM 8,020 Views 40 Comments

The Data Protection Commissioner said it has received a number of complaints about the calls, which initially began in November.

# dpc - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

Privacy group says it may bring Facebook to Irish court
# Facebook
# Facebook

Privacy group says it may bring Facebook to Irish court

Dec 4th 2012, 9:31 AM 5,766 Views 31 Comments

Austrian student group Europe-v-Facebook alleges legal breaches against Facebook Ireland, which hosts global accounts.

# dpc - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

Over 500 complaints over abortion robo-calls
# Abortion
# Abortion

Over 500 complaints over abortion robo-calls

Nov 27th 2012, 6:45 AM 5,907 Views 16 Comments

The Data Protection Commissioner said it has reshuffled staff to deal with the rising volume of complaints.

# dpc - Friday 23 November, 2012

# dpc - Monday 17 September, 2012

Vodafone to pay €40k to charity to settle marketing breach
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

Vodafone to pay €40k to charity to settle marketing breach

Sep 17th 2012, 10:27 AM 7,491 Views 18 Comments

The Data Protection Commissioner settles a complaint with Vodafone over breaches of laws on unsolicited marketing.

# dpc - Saturday 15 September, 2012

Read Me: Why Facebook is at a very tricky stage
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

Read Me: Why Facebook is at a very tricky stage

Sep 15th 2012, 9:15 AM 23 Views 20 Comments

The Data Protection Commissioner here is finalising a report on the social media giant, writes Eoin Lynch, and the findings will be closely watched by the tech-business world…

# dpc - Friday 31 August, 2012

Airtricity under investigation after disclosure of customer information
# Airtricity
# Airtricity

Airtricity under investigation after disclosure of customer information

Aug 31st 2012, 4:12 PM 7,962 Views 23 Comments

The utility company claimed the matter was no longer under investigation but the Data Protection Commissioner has confirmed its investigation is ongoing.

# dpc - Friday 17 February, 2012

More than 8,000 Eircom StudyHub customers hacked in data breach
# Eircom
# Eircom

More than 8,000 Eircom StudyHub customers hacked in data breach

Feb 17th 2012, 6:58 PM 4,700 Views 11 Comments

Usernames and passwords were compromised in the attack on the exam support service.

# dpc - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

Facebook to be audited by Irish Data Protection Commissioner
# Facebook
# Facebook

Facebook to be audited by Irish Data Protection Commissioner

Sep 28th 2011, 9:11 PM 1,041 Views 23 Comments

The DPC confirmed tonight that the social networking giant’s European operations in Dublin will be examined as will recent complaints into the legality of certain Facebook features.

# dpc - Saturday 16 July, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Jul 16th 2011, 7:20 PM 1,831 Views 4 Comments

In your Fix for today: A cheaper route to Dublin airport?; the end of the World; a remorseful Archbishop; how the Taoiseach is spending his weekend; and why Ken Doherty has an issue with neck ties.

# dpc - Friday 22 April, 2011

Data Protection Commissioner wants Apple to explain tracking feature
# IPhone Tracking
# IPhone Tracking

Data Protection Commissioner wants Apple to explain tracking feature

Apr 22nd 2011, 12:29 PM 1,231 Views 0 Comments

The Irish DPC Billy Hawkes called on the tech giant to be more transparent about its tracking feature which has caused much controversy in recent days.