Judge Martin Nolan said that while the internet had its advantages, the case exposed “the dark side which allows a man sitting in his house to inflict huge amounts of trauma”. Photograph: Adam Peck/PA

Laws governing online harassment are already sufficient to prosecute and have been used several times, legal experts have said after a man was jailed (...)

Ronan McGreevy None of the recommendations made by a Government-appointed group on internet safety have been implemented four years on, according to(...)

Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte has sought agreement to establish an interdepartmental group to implement the 30 key recommendations held in a new report on ensuring emerging technologies are safe for young people, to be published this afternoon. Photograph:  Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

Cabinet today agreed to tackle the issue of internet safety for children.Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte sought agreement to establish an int(...)

Minister for Justice Alan Shatter:  his book, Laura,  is the only publication to be referred to the  censorshop board in the last five years and no publication has been banned since 2003

The Censorship of Publications Board cannot be abolished until a complaint about Minister for Justice Alan Shatter’s novel Laura is dealt with, the Dá(...)

The Internet Content Governance Advisory Group is to seek views from the public on a variety of issues around internet use. Photograph: Getty Images

Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte has announced the launch of a public consultation by an expert advisory group on internet content.The Interne(...)