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Twitter International Puts Ireland at the Centre of New Privacy Policy

Changes to Twitter’s Terms of Service and Privacy Policy, which will take effect on May 18, put Ireland at the centre of the social media company’s international operations. Twitter sent email to users today outlining the changes, and pointing them to a post on their support site which explains the change. If you live outside the United States, […]

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Data Protection Commissioner to Double its Workforce with New Dublin Office

The Office of the Data Protection Commissioner is planning to hire 45 people which will more than double its current staff. 18 people will be recruited ‘immediately’ to staff its planned new office in Dublin. The details were confirmed by the recently appointed commissioner, Helen Dixon, in a speech to the Institute of International and European Affairs (IIEA) in Dublin. Ms […]

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Agree to Disagree [Podcast #39]

Michele and I don’t see eye to eye on this week’s podcast.  Facebook introduce real-money gambling: Michele says it’s just business.  I think it’s the end of civilisation as we know it.  Well, not exactly – but you get the picture! 🙂 We do agree that Katie Taylor is magnificent!  In London, her supporters broke […]

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