Leslie Buckley, the former chairman of Independent News & Media. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Certain members of the so-called “INM 19” whose personal data was allegedly compromised as part of a data leak at Independent News & Media have be(...)

Independent House, on Talbot Street, Dublin. The State’s corporate watchdog is investigating an alleged operation in INM in 2014 to secretly download the newspaper publisher’s back-up IT tapes to search its email system for information about several prominent individuals. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Nine more people are suing Independent News and Media and its former chairman Leslie Buckley over alleged data hacking. Journalist Sam Smyth, former (...)

The application was brought on behalf of  journalist Sam Smyth, former INM executive Andrew Donagher, PR executives Mark Kenny, Jonathan Neilan, Harriet Mansergh and Jenny Kilroy and media solicitor Simon McAleese. Photograph: iStock

The High Court has deferred consideration of an application for access to documents by a number of people who claim their personal data was compromise(...)

Former INM chairman Leslie Buckley. ODCE head Ian Drennan’s affidavit contained a series of allegations about the 2014 data leak, including that it was secretly engineered by Mr Buckley, who chaired the board as a representative of its then major shareholder, Denis O’Brien.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Certain members of the so-called INM 19 whose personal data was allegedly compromised as part of a huge data leak at Independent News and Media will o(...)