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Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

This time of year wouldn’t be complete without – no, not novelty socks – our annual top 10 online business stories of the year. Back in its rightful p(...)

Tech companies’  products offer enticements, and many benefits but their potential encroachments and real costs go unrecognised (at best) or more despicably, are hidden (NB Google and Facebook). Photograph: Getty Images

‘Privacy – the question of who has the right to obtain, retain, and perhaps even sell personal information in digital form – is becoming one of the ho(...)

In the dark? Facebook’s chief operating office Sheryl Sandberg. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images

Is Ireland capable of regulating Facebook? Right now, Facebook doesn’t even seem to be under the full control of its own executive team. The New York(...)

The Facebook appeal will address issues including whether there is any entitlement in the first place to appeal a reference to the CJEU. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Facebook’s unprecedented Supreme Court appeal aimed at halting a referral to the European Court of Justice (CJEU) concerning the validity of EU-US dat(...)

The Supreme Court is fast-tracking Facebook’s appeal. Photograph: Reuters

Facebook has got a provisional date of December 19th for its unprecedented Supreme Court appeal aimed at halting a referral to the European Court of J(...)

A report indicated that Google continues to collect revealing location-based data through users’ Android phones and via Google Maps on the iPhone. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters

Where does responsibility lie – and what initiative may a national data protection authority take – when a company has potentially breached consumer p(...)

It was “at least arguable” Facebook may be able to persuade the Supreme Court that some or all of the facts under challenge should be reversed, the Chief Justice, Mr Justice Frank Clarke, said.

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an unprecedented appeal by Facebook over a High Court judge’s decision to refer to the European Court of Justice (...)

Facebook argues it is entitled to appeal both the reference itself and certain findings of fact by the High Court’s Ms Justice Caroline Costello grounding the reference which, it claims, are wrong.

The Supreme Court will decide later whether it will hear an unprecedented appeal by Facebook against a High Court judge’s decision to refer to the Eur(...)

Lawyers for Facebook  said it would seek a “leapfrog” appeal against the referral to the Supreme Court.  A leapfrog appeal is one that bypasses the Court of Appeal.

The Supreme Court will hear on July 17th Facebook’s application for permission to appeal a judge’s decision to ask the Court of Justice of the Europea(...)

By taking legal actions against Facebook that opened up badly-needed international debate, and spurred the enacting of new privacy laws, Austrian lawy(...)

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