Social media giant Facebook has played down suggestions that it will withdraw from Europe despite suggesting in an Irish court filing that it may have to.
Published 24 September 2020
A&L Goodbody partner John Whelan spoke alongside privacy activist Max Schrems at a recent webinar on data privacy.
Published 24 August 2020
Two technology companies are being sued over claims that users' personal data is being obtained using cookies and traded unlawfully for advertising purposes.
Published 14 August 2020
Published 7 August 2020
Irish tech expert Dr Johnny Ryan FRHistS has joined the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) as a senior fellow in its information rights programme.
Published 6 August 2020
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Published 31 July 2020
MI6 has been forced to apologise to the Investigatory Powers Tribunal after two of its officers asked court staff to return documents relating to MI6’s use of agents and not show them to judges. The tribunal suggested MI6’s actions were “inappropriate interference”.
Published 28 July 2020
Computing experts have raised serious privacy and data harvesting concerns relating to Google software running on the phones of all Android smartphone users who want to use Ireland's COVID-19 contact tracing app.
Published 23 July 2020
The Privacy Shield agreement governing the transfer of personal data between the EU and the United States has been struck down by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU).
Published 16 July 2020
A "high degree of convergence" in data protection law between the UK and the EU is important for their future relationship, a new report published by the European Commission has said.
Published 24 June 2020
Data protection experts have published a "principled framework" for the development of a contact tracing app to help stop the spread of COVID-19 in Ireland.
Published 3 June 2020
The reopening of physical workplaces following the COVID-19 pandemic will raise complex data protection issues, DLA Piper Ireland has warned.
Published 29 May 2020
Ireland's data protection watchdog has reached significant milestones in separate investigations into Twitter, WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook.
Published 27 May 2020
Claims have been lodged in courts in Belfast and in London on behalf of easyJet customers affected by the airline's recent data breach.
Published 26 May 2020
A woman has been ordered to remove photos of her grandchildren from her social media accounts after a judge ruled that the matter was covered by the GPDR.
Published 26 May 2020