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Irish Data Protection Commisioner’s report 2014 highlights an increasing global approach to data protection
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • June 30 2015

The new Irish Data Protection Commissioner ('DPC') Helen Dixon has published her annual report for 2014. The following are some of the highlights


SCL event report: Irish group data protection may seminar
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • May 26 2015

On 7 May 2015, Matheson hosted and sponsored the SCL Irish Group’s breakfast seminar on data security and cyber insurance, which drew an audience of


Irish Data Protection Commissioner comments on social media companies in light of Google Spain case
  • Matheson
  • European Union, Ireland
  • May 20 2015

As a result of the significant Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) ruling in the Google Spain case many large US based technology, cloud and social


How private entities may be affected by the new Freedom of Information Act 2014
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • December 8 2014

While previous Freedom of Information ("FOI") legislation explicitly named the entities which were subject to FOI, the FOI Act 2014 (the "Act"


The Law Reform Commission commences public consultation on cyber crime
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • November 24 2014

The Law Reform Commission has commenced a public consultation on an Issues Paper regarding Cyber-Crime Affecting Personal Safety, Privacy and


The Microsoft Warrant case: not just an Irish issue
  • Matheson
  • Ireland, USA
  • October 8 2014

John O'Connor outlines the latest position in the 'Microsoft Warrant case' where the Cloud provider was ordered by a US Federal Court to produce its


Google gets privacy lesson from EU data protection authorities
  • Matheson
  • European Union, Ireland
  • September 26 2014

In a letter, dated 23 September 2014, to Larry Page, Chief Executive Officer of Google, data and privacy regulators from countries across the


German court ruling on Facebook’s personal data gives legal certainty to Irish data controllers
  • Matheson
  • Germany, Ireland
  • September 12 2014

An order issued by the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner for the German state of Schleswig-Holstein ("ULD"), against the administrator of a


Companies run Hadoop data via the cloud
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • August 22 2014

Apache Hadoop is an open-source software framework for storage and large-scale processing of business data. The software breaks data into a workable


European Union law update
  • Matheson
  • European Union, Ireland
  • August 20 2014

The draft text of a new EU Data Protection Regulation (the "Regulation") was approved by the European Parliament in March 2014. The purpose of the