Compliance or lack thereof with the law on cookies is coming under fresh attention from Europe’s data protection authorities – five years after an (...)

Prof Jane Grimson: ‘We have the opportunity to learn from other people’s mistakes.’ Photograph:
Susan Jefferies

One of the many challenges facing new Minister for Health Leo Varadkar will be to oversee the Government’s ehealth strategy, published by his prede(...)

Fianna Fáil leader  Micheál Martin  keep an eye on any announcements of future electoral intentions by the party’s Senators. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has asked the party’s TDs to decide over the summer if they are going to contest the next general election. He will (...)

Former minister for communications Pat Rabbitte this week said he would bring in legislation to let An Post gain access to the subscriber data of companies such as Sky and UPC to tackle the “scourge” of television licence evasion.

Former minister for communications Pat Rabbitte this week said he would bring in legislation to let An Post gain access to the subscriber data of comp(...)

A 2012 study by University of California, Berkeley researchers revealed 87 per cent of their survey group didn’t know about ‘DNT’ settings.

If, like a majority of web users in survey after survey, you have concerns about having your online activity tracked by advertisers, then you’ve turne(...)

Nama chairman Frank Daly (left) and chief executive Brendan McDonagh arrive at Leinster House yesterday. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Maybe it was the proximity to Christmas Day, but just seven of the 13-member Oireachtas Committee of Public Accounts turned up for yesterday’s session(...)

 The Loyaltybuild premises on Station Road, Ennis, Co Clare. Photograph: Eamon Ward

The credit card details of about 376,000 European citizens have been put a serious risk after a data breach affecting the Co Clare based company Loyal(...)