Data Privacy

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Minister for Communications Denis Naughten at the Data Summit conference, in Croke Park, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Minister for Communications, Denis Naughten, has signed orders aimed at securing critical national infrastructure in the event of a cybersecurity (...)

Individuals have the right to request delistings, but Google refuses more than they approve (56 per cent), according to Google’s published reports. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

On Tuesday, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) listened to arguments from Ireland and other parties over the scope of an important European Union dat(...)

The digital age of consent has recently been set at 16. File photograph: Getty Images

Big tech companies will have to work harder to confirm young people’s age when they go online, Minister for Communications Denis Naughten has said. (...)

Tusla said the new system had been in development for several years and cost over €10m. Photograph: Alan Betson

Some 450,000 child protection and welfare cases will be accessible to social workers through a new national IT system unveiled by the child and family(...)

Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection Regina Doherty said her focus was “firmly on employment, pension reform, and reducing child poverty”. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Some 171 cases of suspected identity fraud have been detected as a result of registrations by welfare claimants for the public services card, the Depa(...)

“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(...)

Cambridge Analytica’s former offices. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images

The EU is seeking the power to impose significant fines on European political parties that misuse voters’ personal data to influence elections, as Bru(...)

Simon Harris’s department and the Health Research Board (HRB) are currently in the process of establishing the new Health Research Consent Declaration Committee. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

New regulations signed into law by Minister for Health Simon Harris will allow health research to be carried out using people’s personal data without (...)

Prof Jeffrey Ullman: “It’s not really a new phenomenon that people try to influence other people, and do that often by trying to know about them. It’s just become easier to do what people have been trying to do all along.”

Our relatively recent and rapid transformation into a data-driven, data-devouring society comes as no big surprise to Jeffrey Ullman, a pioneering fig(...)

University of Limerick’s  campus consists of more than 300 acres of buildings and facilities.

The University of Limerick (UL) is planning to erect special cameras to monitor the 5,000 vehicles that enter and leave the campus every day, includin(...)

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