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Gaelcoin Interview: a Cryptocurrency for Ireland [Audio]

Antonie Geerts is one of the founders of Gaelcoin, a new cryptocurrency with an Irish flavour, and he is our guest on today’s podcast (19:48, 11MB, MP3). Gaelcoin is based on Bitcoin, and limited to a total of 650 million coins.  1% have been ‘pre-mined’ and are being distributed free of charge to “Irish people”. […]

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The Biggest Crime Spree in US History [Podcast]

Our guest on today’s podcast (33:05; 19MB; MP3) is Neal O’Farrell, an internationally recognised expert in fraud and personal security, who has spent over 30 years working on security issues in Ireland, the UK and now in the US, where is the founder and Executive Director of The Identity Theft Council, an organisation which … … […]

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Brian Honan on GSOC, Bugs and Vulnerabilities [Audio]

I don’t know about you, but I’m befuddled in the extreme, listening to half-revealed statements about Wi-Fi devices and IMSI catchers being lobbed about in the media like they are conclusive proof of anything at all. So I Skyped security expert Brian Honan of BH Consulting to see what he made of it all.  Our […]

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The Day We Fight Back in Galway

Tomorrow is billed as ‘The Day We Fight Back‘, against online surveilance. Michele has blogged about it earlier. It’s something we support here at Technology.ie because we believe that the erosion of trust caused by unchecked surveillance jeopardises the freedom and prosperity which is the promise of technology. If you are in Galway, there’s an information […]

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Does the DPC have the Resources to Regulate the World?

The Irish Data Protection Commisioner is investigating Adobe in relation to last year’s theft of source code and data from 38 million customers.  PC Pro Magazine reports that this is in response to complaints from UK residents about spam being received on email accounts that had been exclusively used for Adobe registration. GigaOm points out […]

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