Ashley Madison’s CEO Rob Segal (left) and president James Millership: “We are a non-judgmental platform that reflects the tastes and usages of our customer base; we’ve seen partners looking for other couples, partners looking for a single partner, soft kink . . .”

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Digital privacy became a truly dominant international concern this year with high-profile breaches including the Ashley Madison website. Photograph: Reuters/Mark Blinch

In the first week of January this year, I began the new year with a prediction. “Privacy will be a big issue in 2015. In Ireland as well as internati(...)

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Hackers who stole customer information from the cheating site AshleyMadison.com dumped 9.7GB of data to the dark web on Tuesday fulfilling a threat to release sensitive information. Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images

There may have been more than a few embarrassed people around the country as the news broke that the data from the Ashley Madison hack had been made (...)