Facebook argued before the Supreme Court last January that it is entitled to appeal the referral and also disputed several of the High Court’s findings. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty

The Supreme Court will rule by June 6th on Facebook’s appeal over a High Court decision to refer key issues concerning the validity of European Commis(...)

Marc Rotenberg, president of the Washington-based Electronic Privacy Information Centre (EPIC)

If the US Federal Trade Commission had enforced findings it made in 2011 against Facebook, we might not have had the Cambridge Analytica scandal or Br(...)

The Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI) has called for the full implementation of electronic health records, claiming such a move would help(...)

CervicalCheck: the HSE said its screening programme is safe and effective and that its three laboratories “are operating within expected international standards”. Photograph: Rafe Swan/Cultura/Getty

General practitioners have been told by the Health Service Executive that an “urgent new screening test is not clinically indicated” for women concern(...)

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(...)

Social Democrat TD Catherine Murphy raised the issue in the Dáil  with Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) has been asked to investigate how Irish Bank Resolution Corporation documents were used in a court case being t(...)

 Data Protection Commissioner Helen Dixon during the second annual Data Protection Conference Dublin Data Sec 2018 at the RDS in Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Data Protection Commissioner Helen Dixon has said she is awaiting answers from INM to questions about the suspected data breach involving potentially (...)

An over-zealous interpretation of the General Data Protection Regulation may risk the CSO’s ability to make available anonymised microdata files for the purpose of research that is in the public interest.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The quality of our understanding of economic and social issues has improved enormously since statistical offices, including the CSO, first made availa(...)

CCTV

The Data Protection Commissioner is to carry out a special investigation into CCTV schemes across the State, and the potential use of other video tech(...)

Data Protection Commissioner made findings against An Garda Síochána

The Data Protection Commissioner examined an allegation about the alleged misuse of CCTV in an accommodation centre, specifically in relation to remot(...)

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