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Can US law enforcement access information on Irish servers? the Microsoft saga

  • Mason Hayes & Curran
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  • Ireland, USA
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  • September 11 2014

In the past few months, Ireland has found itself at the centre of an intense battle over whether US authorities can access data on Irish-based

The Data Protection Act: a stone to sling at the Facebook goliath?

  • Collyer Bristow LLP
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • July 22 2014

When you log into Facebook the first thing you see is your 'newsfeed': a seemingly random collection of messages, status updates and photographs

Internet users breathe a sigh of relief as European Court rules that internet browsing does not infringe copyright

  • Matheson
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  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • August 14 2014

If you are reading this on an internet browser you may be relieved to know that you are not infringing copyright law. Thanks to the recent Court of

High Court allows DRI to join as amicus curiae to Facebook privacy case

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • European Union, Ireland
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  • July 21 2014

The High Court in Schrems v Data Protection Commissioner (No.2) 2014 IEHC 351has granted an order joining Digital Rights Ireland (DRI) as amicus

Forget me forget me not: the implications for internet search engines of the Google case

  • McCann FitzGerald
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  • European Union, Ireland
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  • July 25 2014

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) decision in the Google case established the principle that individuals have the right in certain circumstances to

Damaged data first conviction for hijacked social media account

  • Mason Hayes & Curran
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • July 24 2014

The Irish Courts recently witnessed a new first when a man was convicted for causing criminal damage to a social media account

Hogan Lovells white paper - government access to data in the cloud

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Japan, Spain, United Kingdom, USA
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  • May 23 2012

Cloud computing is revolutionizing the way companies use information technology

Irish High Court rules that IP address does not constitute personal data

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • April 19 2010

Mr Justice Peter Charleton, in a High Court judgment handed down on 16 April 2010 has ruled that an IP address does not constitute "personal data"

PRISMFacebook: High Court refers to ECJ on Safe Harbour

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • June 26 2014

On 18 June 2014, Mr Justice Hogan delivered his judgment to the High Court to refer the judicial review case of Schrems v. the Data Protection

Illegal search and seizure outside the US? A customer’s emails stored in Ireland must be disclosed to US government investigators

  • Kingsley Napley
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom, USA
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  • August 1 2014

A New York Court has held that Microsoft Corp must disclose to investigators the content of an unidentified customer's MSN.com web based email