Tuesday June 23, 2015
The Data Protection Commissioner has dismissed ongoing criticism of the effectiveness of her office, saying it is well placed to regulate with the full efficacy that its stakeholders deserve.
Monday June 15, 2015
European Union member states have endorsed a sweeping overhaul of the 28-country bloc's data protection laws, bringing a web of national laws into a single set of rules with the potential for heavy fines.
Monday May 18, 2015
The Office of the Data Protection Commissioner will today assume responsibility for ensuring the privacy and data of around 300 million people outside the US who use Twitter each month is adequately respected.
Friday May 15, 2015
Lawyers for Denis O'Brien have denied that the businessman threatened the High Court.
Wednesday April 15, 2015
Europe has been behind in the area of data protection and regulation for too long and it is time it caught up, according to the Minister of State Responsible for Data Protection.
Sunday March 29, 2015
Unprecedented garda access to the PPS numbers of more than two million road users is being considered by a special Government taskforce, according to documents seen by RTÉ's This Week.
Wednesday March 25, 2015
Irish Water has confirmed that it plans to send out water bills to more than 1.7 million households in the full knowledge that hundreds of thousands of those bills will be incorrect.
Tuesday March 24, 2015
A case gets under way today in the European Court of Justice on the extent to which US tech giants based in Ireland, such as Facebook, Google and Microsoft, should be allowed to transfer the personal data of users to the United States.
Friday March 13, 2015
The German interior minister appears to have criticised Ireland's approach to data protection oversight by drawing comparisons with the lack of regulation leading to the banking collapse.
Tuesday March 03, 2015
European Commissioner for Agriculture Phil Hogan has said he intends to introduce legislation to ensure that farmers get a fair share of the retail price of the food they produce and to protect them from unfair practices by large retailers.