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DRI to Challenge Independence of Ireland’s Data Protection Authority

  Today is International Data Protection Day, and Digital Rights Ireland is marking it with the announcement that it has instructed its lawyers to serve legal papers on the Irish government, challenging whether the office of the Irish Data Protection Commissioner is truly an independent data protection Authority under EU law. In a statement, DRI says that […]

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Drone Possibilities are Endless – Joseph Dalby of Flightpath [Video]

Joseph Dalby of Flightpath Consultants spoke at the Digital Rights Europe Conference in Dublin earlier this year. They offer advice and expertise about Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, commonly known as drones, with extensive legal expertise and intrinsic knowledge of the unmanned systems industry. The range of opportunities provided by this emerging technology is highly diverse, as he explains in […]

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Digital Rights Europe Conference will Focus on Practicalities [Audio]

Blacknight is sponsoring the inaugural Digital Rights Europe Conference, in Dublin on April 15 (and we’re giving a 50% discount on the tickets – see below!) Antóin Ó Lachtnáin is on the organising team and he joins us on today’s podcast. Click on the player above to listen to the show, or download it here: 16:47; 10MB; MP3. Digital Rights Ireland is an […]

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EU Top Court Overturns Data Retention Directive

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) announced this morning its ruling with respect to the Data Retention Directive. And they’ve ruled – “The Court of Justice declares the Data Retention Directive to be invalid” Here’s the release: The Court of Justice declares the Data Retention Directive to be invalid So what does that mean? The […]

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