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Businesses would be legally obliged to come up with measures to ferret out videos that contain hate speech. Photograph: Reuters

Facebook, Netflix, YouTube and the German state broadcaster ZDF are very different businesses. But they may soon all have to abide by the same rule bo(...)

Darina Allen, festival co-director, hosting a cookery demo with Sunil Ghai from Pickle restaurant, Dublin. Photograph: Joleen Cronin

The shop closed signs went up on the Food and Drinks Literacy Festival at Ballymaloe in Co Cork on Sunday night. Festival director, Rory O’Connell exp(...)

Pickle restaurant’s Holi tiffin box

Pass the poitín Frank Fitzpatrick came up with the idea of adding poitín to tomato ketchup as an extension of the practice of adding vodka to tomato (...)

Future hipsters might find this brick building cool. But I doubt it. It has a Centra on one side and four lanes of traffic on the other. The architec(...)

 Peter Nowak

Life is about to get less comfortable for Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner (DPC). For the second time in two years, judges at Europe’s highest c(...)

KILMACTHOMAS STUDENTS TAKE THE CAKE Great Irish Bake Off judge Lilly Higgins and home economics teacher Ethna Sheehan faced a tough task in Dungarv(...)

Chefs Paul Flynn and Louise Clarke (front, centre) getting set for the West Waterford Festival of Food

REV UP FOR WEST WATERFORD The West Waterford Festival of Food (April 15th-17th) is a not-to-be-missed gastronomic feast, with Dublin-born London re(...)

 Safe Harbour data arrangement with Facebook and other US tech giants is an “illusion”, according to Marit Hansen, data protection regulator for Germany’s northern state of Schleswig-Holstein. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA

German data protection regulators have attacked their Irish colleagues for placing “blind trust” in Facebook’s promises that it processed EU citizen (...)

The German public is acutely conscious of data privacy issues, as this  carnival float with a  caricature representing Google and Facebook in a Duesseldorf parade highlights. Photograph: Ina Fassbender

Germany is double-dealing on European data regulations, according to negotiators on a new EU regulation, by demanding high privacy standards in publi(...)

Data mining: It’s hard to think of anything you can do these days – online or off – that doesn’t leave a trail of data crumbs

Some 18 months after the first NSA revelations by Edward Snowden, the outrage in Europe about US intelligence snuffling through our data has dropped f(...)

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