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Irish businesses continue to face challenges in complying with the GDPR six years on from its introduction, according to new research by Forvis Mazars and McCann FitzGerald LLP. A survey conducted by Ipsos B&A found just 15 per cent of businesses considered their organisation to be "fully compli

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New legislation is to streamline information on road collisions and end the need for paper tax discs. The Roads Bill 2024 will provide the necessary legislative basis to facilitate the flow of information so that local authorities, in their role as road authorities, may request, receive, and process

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A secret court hearing overseen by an anonymous judge has again approved mass surveillance of the Irish public for the next 12 months. A High Court order obtained by justice minister Helen McEntee requires communications service providers to retain certain data — including user, traffic and lo

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Recording and sharing images of victims of road traffic accidents would become a criminal offence under a private member's bill proposed in the Dáil. The Protection of Accident Victims from Non-Consensual Recording of Images Bill 2022, introduced by Labour's Duncan Smith, provides for fines o

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Meta has delayed plans to train AI tools on content published by Facebook and Instagram users in the EU following a request from the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC). The social media giant said last Monday that its generative AI features need to be trained on European data to reflect "the div

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The Data Protection Commission (DPC) issued administrative fines totalling €1.55 billion last year, according to its latest annual report. The 19 finalised decisions issued by the watchdog in 2023 included a €1.2 billion fine on Meta concerning EU-US data transfers, and a €345 million

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The PSNI is facing a £750,000 fine over the data breach which saw the personal information of all serving police officers and staff published online. Announcing its provisional decision yesterday, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) said that, had the PSNI not been a public body, the f

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Northern Ireland's High Court has listed three test cases in relation to the PSNI data breach scandal for hearing on liability only for 26 June 2024. An unprecedented PSNI data breach last year saw the names, roles and other personal details of all serving police officers and civilian staff ina

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Irish business leaders do not feel prepared for the cybersecurity challenges posed by artificial intelligence, a survey by Fieldfisher suggests. The firm's survey of corporate legal advisors and senior leaders found that 54 per cent believe Ireland's cybersecurity infrastructure is not secure agains

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Mason Hayes & Curran has published a new review of recent and upcoming developments in the cyber/data security space. The business law firm said it aimed to provide a valuable resource for industry stakeholders in an era of rapid technological and legal advancements.

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