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Privacy

# privacy - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

From Business ETC High Court asks Europe whether Facebook should be investigated over NSA Europe Vs Facebook

High Court asks Europe whether Facebook should be investigated over NSA

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

From Business ETC Facebook plans to share your web browsing activity with advertisers Data Sharing

Facebook plans to share your web browsing activity with advertisers

Facebook will now take data from users’ smartphone and other websites to help improve its ad targeting services, but it also includes opt-out and privacy controls.

# privacy - Sunday 1 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: People who use social media need to think long and hard about their privacy Internet

Column: People who use social media need to think long and hard about their privacy

Users are responsible for their own privacy on social media but too often they’re focusing on convenience instead.

# privacy - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

From Business ETC Iranian judge summons Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg over privacy complaints Extradition

Iranian judge summons Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg over privacy complaints

However, no extradition treaty exists between Iran and the United States, so Zuckerburg is unlikely to appear.

# privacy - Monday 19 May, 2014

New feature lets you ‘ask’ your Facebook friends about their relationship status

A new ‘ask’ button has popped up on Facebook pages – here’s what it’s all about.

# privacy - Thursday 15 May, 2014

From Business ETC Europe struck wrong balance on ‘right to be forgotten’ ruling, says Google boss Collision

Europe struck wrong balance on ‘right to be forgotten’ ruling, says Google boss

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

From TheJournal.ie Boston College says it will hand back Troubles tapes… to interviewees Troubles

Boston College says it will hand back Troubles tapes… to interviewees

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

Women Who Eat On Tubes founder says Facebook page is ‘an art project’

Tony Burke says it’s part of an observational study.

# privacy - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

From Business ETC Major victory for Irish online rights group as ECJ strikes down EU mobile surveillance rules Privacy

Major victory for Irish online rights group as ECJ strikes down EU mobile surveillance rules

Digital Rights Ireland hard argued that the rules requiring operators to keep call details were against fundamental rights.

# privacy - Monday 7 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: If you take photos of people without their knowledge, you’re being a creep Stranger Shaming

Column: If you take photos of people without their knowledge, you’re being a creep

We need to start taking privacy in public places seriously, starting by not sharing images made without the subject’s consent – after all, next time, it could be you, writes Fergal Crehan.

# privacy - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

From Business ETC LinkedIn clamps down on browser plug-in which reveals users’ email Sneak Peak

LinkedIn clamps down on browser plug-in which reveals users’ email

The site is issuing a cease and desist letter to Sell Hack, a browser plug-in which allows you to view an account’s email address, even if you’re not connected.

# privacy - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

From Business ETC WhatsApp co-founder assures users their privacy won’t be affected by Facebook deal Set The Record Straight

WhatsApp co-founder assures users their privacy won’t be affected by Facebook deal

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

From TheJournal.ie McDonald’s hidden bathroom camera isn’t spying on cubicles or urinals Privacy This post contains images

McDonald’s hidden bathroom camera isn’t spying on cubicles or urinals

The device is pointed away from these areas and only has view of the bathroom’s sinks.

# privacy - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Your Facebook search history is a thing of nightmares

Here’s how to get rid of it.

# privacy - Thursday 27 February, 2014

From Business ETC Spy agency captures millions of Yahoo users’ webcam images Spying

Spy agency captures millions of Yahoo users’ webcam images

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

From Business ETC The knock-on effect: WhatsApp rival adds 8m users in 4 days Knock-on Effect

The knock-on effect: WhatsApp rival adds 8m users in 4 days

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

From TheJournal.ie This was the first ever news article written about Facebook History Lesson

This was the first ever news article written about Facebook

“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

From TheJournal.ie It’s Data Protection day – are you up to speed on your data privacy rights? My Business

It’s Data Protection day – are you up to speed on your data privacy rights?

European data protection reform could be introduced before the end of this year.

# privacy - Monday 27 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Private answers: Irish people are now less worried about social media security Snoop Logs

Private answers: Irish people are now less worried about social media security

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

From Business ETC EU Justice Chief calls for tougher sanctions for companies that break data protection laws Legislation

EU Justice Chief calls for tougher sanctions for companies that break data protection laws

The new legislation would see companies being fined 2 per cent of their global annual turnover for breaching data protection legislation.

# privacy - Friday 17 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Obama clips NSA’s wings but bulk collections will continue Spying

Obama clips NSA’s wings but bulk collections will continue

The NSA will now have to seek court orders to access data on specific targets, but will continue to collect massive amounts of data.

# privacy - Thursday 16 January, 2014

From Business ETC Google privacy case can be heard in UK, court rules Browsers

Google privacy case can be heard in UK, court rules

The internet giant will be appealing the decision, having argued that the trial should take place in California.

From TheJournal.ie French actress sues Closer magazine over reported affair with Hollande Privacy

French actress sues Closer magazine over reported affair with Hollande

Julie Gayet is seeking €50,000 in damages for the report. If she wins, Closer will have to publish the legal verdict on its cover page.

# privacy - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

From Business ETC Android-powered Blackphone aims to be first privacy-focused smartphone Security

Android-powered Blackphone aims to be first privacy-focused smartphone

The two companies behind it say that the phone will be unlocked and ready to pre-order at the end of February.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Behind the veil – a new era has begun for family courts Opinion

Column: Behind the veil – a new era has begun for family courts

The easing of the in camera rule in Irish family courts will see many social issues come to light – many of which may have been hidden behind from the public for generations, writes Katherine Irwin.

# privacy - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie NY Times reporter fighting order to reveal his CIA sources Reliable Sources

NY Times reporter fighting order to reveal his CIA sources

James Risen says he is willing to go to jail to protect those who gave him information.

# privacy - Friday 10 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie French magazine alleges Francois Hollande affair with actress France

French magazine alleges Francois Hollande affair with actress

Hollande has reacted furiously to the allegation but did not deny it.

# privacy - Friday 3 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Hey, ads! Stop looking at me while I’m on the toilet! Column

Column: Hey, ads! Stop looking at me while I’m on the toilet!

When the ads you never asked to see are so invasive that they even follow you into the toilet, you have every right to take a stand against it, writes Clare Hartwieg.

# privacy - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

From Business ETC The five tech trends that will help shape 2014 Predictions

The five tech trends that will help shape 2014

With an eventful year gone by, the next twelve months could see the rise of 3D printing and wearable technology.

# privacy - Friday 20 December, 2013

From Business ETC Spain watchdog fines Google €900,000 for privacy ‘violations’ Data

Spain watchdog fines Google €900,000 for privacy ‘violations’

The company has been accused of “illegal processing of personal data” obtained from users of its many services.

# privacy - Thursday 12 December, 2013

From Business ETC Instagram launches private photo messaging service Privacy

Instagram launches private photo messaging service

Instagram Direct allows users to send photos and videos to up to 15 people at a time.

# privacy - Sunday 1 December, 2013

From Business ETC How to keep your social profiles safe and private Stay Safe

How to keep your social profiles safe and private

You could be revealing more information online than you would think.

# privacy - Friday 22 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie South African media warned not to publish pics of president’s house – but do it anyway Hold The Front Page

South African media warned not to publish pics of president’s house – but do it anyway

The South African president’s home has been revamped using taxpayers money – and the government says it’s a security breach to publish any photographs of it.

# privacy - Monday 4 November, 2013

From Business ETC Google boss says US data spying “outrageous” and potentially illegal Google

Google boss says US data spying “outrageous” and potentially illegal

Eric Schmidt was responding to reports that the US government spied on the company’s data centres.

# privacy - Saturday 12 October, 2013

From Business ETC Facebook ends ‘invisibility cloak’ for users No Hiding

Facebook ends ‘invisibility cloak’ for users

The social networking site says the change will not impact on privacy for users.

# privacy - Friday 4 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie No log kept of TDs’ and Senators’ internet browsing history NSFW

No log kept of TDs’ and Senators’ internet browsing history Exclusive

The Houses of the Oireachtas keeps logs for its own staff, journalists, visitors and contractors but NOT for politicians or their staff, TheJournal.ie can reveal.

# privacy - Sunday 8 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie ‘Lifelogging’ camera with no off-button: chronicler or privacy breach? Memoto

‘Lifelogging’ camera with no off-button: chronicler or privacy breach?

The camera takes a picture every 30 seconds, digitally recording your daily life. But why?

# privacy - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The government asked Facebook for details of 40 users so far this year Transparency

The government asked Facebook for details of 40 users so far this year

In its first ever transparency report, Facebook said it received more than 25,000 requests from governments around the world about users’ information.

# privacy - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Paris town uses CCTV cameras to catch people who don’t clean up after their dog Poo Watch

# privacy - Monday 19 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí speak to young girl involved in incident at Slane concert Garda

Gardaí speak to young girl involved in incident at Slane concert

Hundreds of people have shared the images on social networking sites – gardaí are asking people to respect her privacy.

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