# privacy - Today’s News
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# privacy - Saturday 25 October, 2014
The punishment for sharing explicit images or videos on the internet in the UK will be a two year jail sentence.
# privacy - Tuesday 7 October, 2014
Junior Minister Dara Murphy announced details of a data protection ‘roadmap ‘ today.
Data protection reform will need to rebuild the trust that has been shattered by numerous spying scandals and data breaches.
# privacy - Monday 6 October, 2014
MCK Rentals unlawfully gathered people’s addresses from the Department of Social Protection and the HSE.
# privacy - Thursday 2 October, 2014
“By forcing us to use our ‘real’ names, it opens the door to abuse and violence.”
Günther Oettinger, the EU’s next head of digital economy, has blamed celebrities for the recent nude photo leak.
# privacy - Monday 22 September, 2014
A second wave of nude photos, apparently of female celebrities, have been posted online.
# privacy - Thursday 18 September, 2014
Tim Cook said in a letter on privacy that Apple doesn’t let government services access the company’s information.
# privacy - Thursday 4 September, 2014
A US court has said Microsoft has to hand over the data but European governments (ours included, of course) and other US companies think this would be a disaster.
# privacy - Thursday 21 August, 2014
The company’s international office has to submit a counter-statement to Vienna Regional Court otherwise it will make a judgement in its absense
# privacy - Sunday 17 August, 2014
Most of your information could be publicly available and you might not even realise it.
# privacy - Friday 15 August, 2014
Anyone who find themselves lending their phone to their kids or friends regularly will need these
# privacy - Sunday 10 August, 2014
Making an advanced healthcare directive is good sense – serious illness, brain injury, accident or stroke could render any one of us incapacitated.
# privacy - Thursday 7 August, 2014
Companies such as Google and Microsoft have been performing scans to identify illegal images being sent online.
The class action suit, filed by lawyer Max Schrems, is limiting the number of participants to 25,000 until all requests are verified.
# privacy - Saturday 2 August, 2014
The device has attracted much attention and criticism since it was first revealed, but what is it really like to use?
# privacy - Thursday 31 July, 2014
Judge rejected Microsoft bid concerning the provision of email information on servers in Ireland to US authorities.
# privacy - Wednesday 30 July, 2014
The growing use of RFID chips in devices has caused the European Commission to put together regulations for them, ensuring no legal ‘grey zone’ emerges from their use.
# privacy - Wednesday 18 June, 2014
A number of questions relating to a case involving the Irish Data Protection Commissioner’s decision to not investigate Facebook, will now be dealt with by the European Court of Justice.
# privacy - Thursday 12 June, 2014
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# privacy - Tuesday 27 May, 2014
However, no extradition treaty exists between Iran and the United States, so Zuckerburg is unlikely to appear.
# privacy - Monday 19 May, 2014
# privacy - Thursday 15 May, 2014
The company’s executive chairman, Eric Schmidt, said the ECJ had struck the wrong balance, causing what he describes as a “collision between a right to be forgotten and a right to know.”
# privacy - Tuesday 6 May, 2014
After the PSNI gained access to the tapes, leading to arrests, the college says it will return the material to former paramilitaries if they want.
# privacy - Friday 11 April, 2014
Tony Burke says it’s part of an observational study.
# privacy - Tuesday 8 April, 2014
Digital Rights Ireland hard argued that the rules requiring operators to keep call details were against fundamental rights.
# privacy - Monday 7 April, 2014
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# privacy - Tuesday 18 March, 2014
The company’s co-founder Jan Koum said its goal is “knowing as little about you as possible” and it wouldn’t have accepted Facebook’s offer if they had to compromise its principles.
# privacy - Sunday 9 March, 2014
The device is pointed away from these areas and only has view of the bathroom’s sinks.
# privacy - Saturday 1 March, 2014
Here’s how to get rid of it.
# privacy - Thursday 27 February, 2014
In one six-month period in 2008, the British spy agency collected webcam imagery from more than 1.8 million Yahoo user accounts around the world.
# privacy - Monday 24 February, 2014
Telegram Messenger, a messaging app that focuses on privacy, saw almost five million users sign up on Saturday after WhatsApp experienced an outage.
# privacy - Sunday 9 February, 2014
“I think it’s kind of silly that it would take the University a couple of years to get around to it. I can do it better than they can, and I can do it in a week.”
# privacy - Tuesday 28 January, 2014
European data protection reform could be introduced before the end of this year.
# privacy - Monday 27 January, 2014
Over two-thirds of people feel they have had their privacy breached, with a rise in unsolicited emails and texts.
# privacy - Tuesday 21 January, 2014
The new legislation would see companies being fined 2 per cent of their global annual turnover for breaching data protection legislation.