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#Monitoring

# monitoring - Wednesday 10 November, 2021

New legislation will allow for electronic monitoring of sex offenders
# Crime
# Crime

New legislation will allow for electronic monitoring of sex offenders

Nov 10th 2021, 8:16 AM 13,325 Views 38 Comments

The new bill published by the Justice Minister also gives additional powers to gardaí.

# monitoring - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Convicted spy released from prison after 30 years
# Jonathan Pollard
# Jonathan Pollard

Convicted spy released from prison after 30 years

Nov 21st 2015, 9:15 AM 21,616 Views 34 Comments

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
# Your Say

Poll: Do you worry about your privacy?

May 18th 2015, 9:34 AM 10,749 Views 29 Comments

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
# Above Board
# Above Board

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

Jul 20th 2014, 2:35 PM 5,607 Views 16 Comments

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?
# What's Your Emergency?
# What's Your Emergency?

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

May 30th 2014, 7:15 AM 17,005 Views 30 Comments

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
# Monitoring
# Monitoring

Google confirms Turkey intercepted web traffic to monitor users

Mar 31st 2014, 11:37 AM 5,135 Views 18 Comments

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
# Surveillance
# Surveillance

NSA using radio waves to access 100,000 offline computers

Jan 15th 2014, 10:56 AM 10,185 Views 61 Comments

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
# Surveillance
# Surveillance

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

Jan 14th 2014, 4:00 PM 4,442 Views 4 Comments

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
# Shark Attack
# Shark Attack

Tagged sharks tweet alerts to help warn Australian beachgoers

Jan 2nd 2014, 8:00 PM 19,452 Views 47 Comments

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
# Tensions
# Tensions

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

Nov 1st 2013, 10:32 AM 3,902 Views 23 Comments

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
# Peru
# Peru

Drones not just for spying - they spot ancient ruins too

Aug 18th 2013, 5:30 PM 16,801 Views 77 Comments

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'
# Illegal Dumping
# Illegal Dumping

Bonfires 'being used to cover up illegal dumping'

Apr 28th 2013, 8:45 AM 11,046 Views 39 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Aug 8th 2012, 7:00 AM 114 Views 34 Comments

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
# London
# London

London to monitor drinks intake of alcohol offenders

Feb 10th 2012, 5:49 PM 2,849 Views 18 Comments

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.
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Feb 9th 2012, 7:15 AM 106 Views 56 Comments

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?