Where did Sinn Féin’s nuanced understanding of data protection issues go?

Party’s history of being well informed over privacy issues makes database saga baffling

As numerous General Data Protection Regulation experts have pointed out, this database seems far from compliant with Irish or EU data laws, on numerous points. File photograph: Getty

As numerous General Data Protection Regulation experts have pointed out, this database seems far from compliant with Irish or EU data laws, on numerous points. File photograph: Getty

Ever since the start of the Sinn Féin Abú electoral database saga, I’ve watched and listened in a synchronous state of dropjaw disbelief.

What? How? Why? And again, just . . . what!

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