The Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) has launched a lawsuit in Germany aiming to end the practice of "real-time bidding" for online advertising – which it calls "the world's biggest data breach".
Published 17 June 2021
Barrister-led GDPR compliance consultancy Briefed.pro has announced plans to invest over £760,000 in its Belfast office following support from Invest NI.
Published 2 June 2021
The UK's bulk surveillance regime prior to 2016 was unlawful, but bulk surveillance in itself is not inherently unlawful, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has ruled.
Published 25 May 2021
The High Court has rejected judicial review proceedings brought by Facebook Ireland Limited seeking to quash a preliminary draft decision of the Data Protection Commissioner regarding EU-US data transfers.
Published 17 May 2021
More than three-quarters of Irish businesses are most concerned about their staff being a potential source of data security vulnerability, according to a survey conducted by business law firm Mason Hayes & Curran LLP.
Published 5 May 2021
Ireland's data protection watchdog is failing to enforce the GDPR and is allowing "the biggest data breach ever recorded" to continue to happen, an Oireachtas committee will hear today.
Published 27 April 2021
William Fry partner Leo Moore examines what is reasonable and proportionate to request from an individual in order to verify their identity.
Published 13 April 2021
Ireland's data protection watchdog handled over 10,000 cases last year, a nine per cent increase on the previous year.
Published 26 February 2021
The European Commission is expected to decide this week that data protection standards are high enough in the UK to allow personal data transfers between the UK and the EU to continue.
Published 17 February 2021
The Data Protection Commission's (DPC) ability to enforce GDPR rules in Ireland has been undermined by years-long delays to a crucial IT project, privacy campaigners have warned.
Published 9 February 2021
Seán O'Donnell, partner at ByrneWallace, examines the 14 principles underpinning Ireland's regulator's approach to data processing.
Published 26 January 2021
Four in ten Irish businesses made no changes to their cookie policies last year following new guidance from the Data Protection Commission, according to a new survey by Mason Hayes & Curran LLP.
Published 25 January 2021
Ireland has one of the highest rates of data breaches in the EU, according to a new report from global law firm DLA Piper.
Published 19 January 2021
Ireland's data protection watchdog has imposed a €450,000 fine on Twitter following a landmark inquiry regarding a data breach.
Published 15 December 2020
Apple is in breach of European privacy law by tracking iPhone users without their consent, privacy activist Max Schrems has said.
Published 17 November 2020