Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

A new Bill published by the Government will provide for more extensive data sharing between public bodies and will deliver “tangible benefits” to the (...)

 Dr Dennis Jennings told the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Finance public confidence in the data protections provided by Government systems was required before making an ID system compulsory.

The rollout of three million public services cards to citizens using out-of-date welfare legislation from a privacy perspective is “truly shocking and(...)

Data dilemma: the MyGovID online platform for citizens to access State services, which last week won an award in the Civil Service Excellence and Innovation awards, appears to ignore the European Court of Justice ruling in the Bara case.

Three years ago, the Government embarked on a grand scheme to consult with the public service, government departments and members of the public on ho(...)

The Re:publica technology event in Dublin started on Thursday morning: The festival, originating in Berlin, has grown from a 700-person meeting of bloggers in its first year to an annual three-day event which drew 8,000 people last May.

Technology has the power to transform how human rights are delivered but it also has the power to discriminate and create a chilling effect on democra(...)

Physicist Dr Dennis Jennings has become the first Irish person to be inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame.

Physicist Dr Dennis Jennings has become the first Irish person to be inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame. Dr Jennings has been named (...)