The exchange of electronic data between European and US companies forms a critical part of the myriad services now delivered digitally over the intern(...)

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Elizabeth Linder, Facebook’s politics and government specialist, said: ‘We’ve seen previously in other countries that conversation on Facebook has increased voter turnout.’  Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Health is the number one general election issue Irish people are talking about on Facebook, according to new figures released today. Facebook, which(...)

“She is on Facebook, and her partner constantly watches her posts and messages she gets from other people.” Photograph: Mixmike/Getty Images

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Max Schrems, whose case was referred to the European Court of Justice, said he may challenge the arrangement depending on its final text. Photograph: Collins Courts

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The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) is calling on students who have not yet registered to vote to do so before it is too late for the upcoming gene(...)

 Taoiseach Enda Kenny with President Michael D Higgins at Áras an Uachtaráin for   the dissolution of the 31st Dáil in advance of  General Election 2016, on February 3rd, 2016. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Did Taoiseach Enda Kenny show a lack of courtesy to the Dáil this morning by announcing the date of the election via a Twitter post and video, rather (...)

“What Ireland has given me is incomparable.” Janvi Shah with her husband, Pankaj Soni, at Grand Canal Square in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

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Last week, Galloway said that, “Defeat in this case would have been financially ruinous to me which is of course what the corporations count on in such cases. They have limitless resources not least because they pay almost no taxes.” Photograph: Eric Luke.

George Galloway’s legal victory in Belfast last week is a welcome if limited check on the power of multinational internet businesses such as Google. T(...)