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  • Blackout Ireland: the campaign continues

    March 6, 2009 @ 10:56 am | by Ciara O'Brien

    So Blackout Ireland has started, and there’s a few blacked out avatars on Facebook and Twitter. I’ve yet to see how many people wrote to their ISPs and TDs to lodge their objections.

    Danny O’Brien writes about it in todays Irish Times.

  • Net Visionary Awards 2009

    February 23, 2009 @ 4:08 pm | by Ciara O'Brien

    The nominations for the Net Visionary awards are now open.

    Nominations close on March 27th and voting will open in April.

  • Fake Twitter followers? Surely not

    February 18, 2009 @ 9:56 am | by Ciara O'Brien

    Brooks Bayne has started a bit of a spat on the internet by speculating about fake twitter followers.

  • Facebook creates etiquette minefield

    February 15, 2009 @ 6:30 pm | by Ciara O'Brien

    It used to be getting dumped by a text was bad enough. The faceless, can’t even be bothered with a phone call kind of brush off that would take up more than 30 seconds of your time.

  • Motorists get more than they bargained for

    February 12, 2009 @ 1:26 pm | by Ciara O'Brien

    It seems as though a fine isn’t the only thing people have to worry about when they get a parking ticket – there might be a computer virus on the way too.

  • Safer Internet Day ’09

    February 10, 2009 @ 12:47 pm | by Ciara O'Brien

    Released to coincide with Safer Internet Day, this Microsoft study says a fifth of Irish teens have experienced bullying of some sort online, most commonly over instant messaging, while 55 per cent have unrestricted access to the internet.


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