GDPR

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When MEPs meet up in Strasbourg next week the latest instalment of a bitter, legislative clash will play out over an important attempt to craft copyri(...)

The Church’s National Board for Safeguarding Children had told the Government   data protection issues were creating a ‘very serious deficiency’ in the system set up to prevent clerical sex abuse. Image: Getty

The Data Protection Commission has confirmed it would be illegal for dioceses to share information on suspected clerical abusers with the Catholic Chu(...)

Max Schrems: The default for a site should be for third-party data-gathering to be turned off – “Most of the companies still have everything on.” Photograph: Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty

Small companies face excessive fines under Europe’s new data privacy law. It’s not a view you would expect to hear from privacy activist Max Schrems b(...)

We already see applications of  intelligent technology on our smartphones with digital assistants, machine translation and face recognition, but this is only the very start

The industrial revolution was a major turning point in history. Until the advent of steam engine technology, economic growth and wealth-creation were (...)

There are claims two apps developed for the referendum No campaign may share details about Irish app users with a range of right-wing international groups. Photograph: Adam Peck/PA

Some detective work by Buzzfeed writer Laura Silver this week revealed that two of the apps developed for the referendum No campaign may share de(...)

GDPR  is a new EU regulation that updates and harmonises how data is gathered, processed, stored and used across the bloc

You can thank Brussels if your in-box is soon less clogged than usual with spam. Above all you can thank Jan-Philipp Albrecht, a boyish Green Party M(...)

Facebook is moving 1.5 billion members in Africa, Asia, Australia and Latin America out of reach of Facebook Ireland as GDPR rules on data protection come into force. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

If Europe’s new GDPR law restricting what companies can do with people’s online data went into effect tomorrow, almost 1.9 billion Facebook users arou(...)

Silhouette of laptop user is seen next to a screen projection of Apple logo. Apple has released a software update across all platforms to bring its services fully into line with the new GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) rules.  PHOTOGRAPH: Dado Ruvic/Reuters

Apple says the objective of the EU’s new data privacy rules “align with the company’s privacy values”. The company was commenting as it releases a so(...)

Cloud-based services, where infrastructure is basically rented, may become appealing if the security of the infrastructure helps to mitigate risk under GDPR.

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which will come into effect in all European Union member states in two months’ time, represents a drama(...)