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“Social media represents an important potential news source for the department.” Photograph: Nicolas Asfouri, Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty Images

The Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection is seeking tenders for media monitoring, including the monitoring of social media platforms(...)

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The State appears to be on a “collision course” with European law over its handling of major projects involving personal data, an Oireachtas committee(...)

In a case put before the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), judges ruled that a company which had read an employee’s messages sent through Yahoo Messenger while he was at work was within its rights to do so.

A European court ruling that an employer was within its rights to read the private emails of a worker is not expected to have implications for Irish (...)

Lawyers, privacy activists, academics and other experts meet to discuss issues around digital privacy at the inaugural Digital Rights Europe conference in Dublin on Wednesday. Photograph: Thinkstock

Social media is increasingly being used by police authorities and citizens are essentially being used as tools to enable their own surveillance, a con(...)