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# monitoring - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Convicted spy released from prison after 30 years

He has challenged his parole terms, calling them “onerous and oppressive”

# monitoring - Monday 18 May, 2015

Poll: Do you worry about your privacy? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you worry about your privacy?

Or is it a thing of the past?

# monitoring - Sunday 20 July, 2014

How Ireland has spent almost €100,000 on election monitoring in other countries this year

The vast majority was spent on sending people to Ukraine.

# monitoring - Friday 30 May, 2014

Behind the scenes at a garda control centre: Who takes your 999 call?

The Dublin Metropolitan Region office handles ten times as may calls as the next busiest centre.

# monitoring - Monday 31 March, 2014

Google confirms Turkey intercepted web traffic to monitor users

Many Turkish citizens used Google’s public DNS service to bypass their government’s decision to block popular websites, but now many Turkish ISPs are masquerading as Google’s DNS service.

# monitoring - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

NSA using radio waves to access 100,000 offline computers

The technology has been used to monitor the Chinese Army, Mexican police and drug cartels, and trade institutions inside the European Union.

# monitoring - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

US telecom companies reluctant to collect phone records for fear of lawsuits

It’s estimated that it would cost $60 million to move the records for the NSA program to phone providers

# monitoring - Thursday 2 January, 2014

Tagged sharks tweet alerts to help warn Australian beachgoers

Tagged sharks swimming off the south west coast of Australia will tweet an alert whenever they come close to a popular swimming area.

# monitoring - Friday 1 November, 2013

John Kerry: Yes, US spying 'has reached too far' at times

The admission by the US Secretary of State was unprecedented as the tense row between the US and Europe rumbles on.

# monitoring - Sunday 18 August, 2013

Drones not just for spying - they spot ancient ruins too

The spy craft are not just being used in war and military surveillance – in Peru, they are studying ancient ruins.

# monitoring - Sunday 28 April, 2013

Bonfires 'being used to cover up illegal dumping'

Plus: Is Dublin City Council using CCTV to monitor dumping?

# monitoring - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Column: We need a version of ‘Sarah’s Law’ to help protect children

Irish parents must be given access to controlled information on sex offenders in their area, writes independent TD Denis Naughten.

# monitoring - Friday 10 February, 2012

London to monitor drinks intake of alcohol offenders

Boris Johnson has said a new programme will use electronic bracelets to detect alcohol in the perspiration of people convicted of serious drink-related offences.

# monitoring - Thursday 9 February, 2012

Column: Ever get that feeling you’re being watched? You are – right now.

Our lives are closely tracked from the minute we go online, writes Hugh Torpey, and it’s only getting weirder. So should we be worried?