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The indiscriminate collection of mobile phone data will only be allowed where a judge agrees there are national security grounds to do so, under new legislation which follows a successful EU court challenge brought by convicted murderer Graham Dwyer. The Department of Justice yesterday published the

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Legislation underpinning the retention of data by gardaí will be amended following a successful EU court challenge brought by convicted murderer Graham Dwyer, the government has announced. In April, the Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) held that the "general

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Claire Morrissey, partner at Maples and Calder, examines the common themes which have dominated the GDPR landscape in Ireland and across Europe. Yesterday marked the fourth anniversary of the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR). Over the course of its first four years, some commo

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The PSNI is facing legal action after a data breach reportedly saw the personal information of 152 people shared with police in the United States. The force said it had referred itself to the Police Ombudsman and informed the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) in relation to the breach, the Bel

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The government has been urged to clarify whether proposed legislation on digital recording by gardaí explicitly covers facial recognition and other emerging technologies. The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission said the human rights and equality implications of these technologies need

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The Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) has launched judicial review proceedings against the Data Protection Commission (DPC) over its alleged failure to protect people from the practice of "real-time bidding" for online advertising. In an affidavit filed with the High Court, plaintiff Dr Johnn

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An English law firm has been fined £98,000 by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) after a data breach caused by ransomware. Hackers gained access to the IT systems of criminal defence firm Tuckers Solicitors LLP and compromised more than 24,700 court bundles containing sensitive data s

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