The guys over at JMC Technologies have produced an interesting graphic which explores how CCTV can be used in criminal investigations. I’m not sure how many video cameras there are in Irish towns and cities, but I suspect the number has been growing over the last few years.
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The European Parliament has voted to call on EU member states to “drop any criminal charges against Edward Snowden, grant him protection and consequently prevent extradition or rendition by third parties, in recognition of his status as whistle-blower and international human rights defender”. The decision is part of a resolution passed today on the follow-up to […]
Today’s podcast is an interview with TJ McIntyre, Chairman of Digital Rights Ireland, about the Irish Data Retention legislation which was challenged recently by defence lawyers in the Graham Dwyer murder case. Click on the player above to listen to the show, or download it here: 27:55; 16MB; MP3. After Graham Dwyer was convicted of the murder of […]
Last night’s episode of “Last Week Tonight” was longer than normal due to John Oliver doing a special segment on government surveillance. The segment included a lengthy in person interview with Edward Snowden that John Oliver recorded in Moscow. As he has done in the past, Oliver managed to put government surveillance into context in […]
SpunOut.ie, the youth information service, is holding a privacy workshop on this Wednesday January 7 at its headquarters in Temple Bar. The event will be led by privacy activist Tommy Collison, whom we interviewed in a podcast just before Christmas. Tommy’s already run a couple of these events in New York, where he is a student of journalism. Back home in Ireland […]
We mentioned Christian Dawson on last week’s podcast, and we’ve interviewed him in a previous episode. He’s chairman and co-founder of i2Coalition, the Internet Infrastructure Coalition. i2Coalition is an industry organisation representing businesses that provide the “nuts and bolts” of the Internet. It includes major players in the hosting networking and hardware industries, such as Rackspace, Dell, Google […]
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 […]