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Anything-as-a-service what XaaS means for cloud computing contracts
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • May 18 2015

More and more industries, from accountancy firms to zoological societies, are adopting cloud computing services. Every day, millions of users are


Irish Government enters the legal battlefield in international fight over email disclosure
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland, USA
  • April 30 2015

In the on-going saga that is Microsoft Corporation v. United States of America, the Irish Government ("Ireland") has made the decision to enter the


The Microsoft saga how do the arguments stack up?
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland, USA
  • May 8 2015

In last week’s post, we looked at the recent involvement of the Irish Government in the case of Microsoft Corporation v United States. Now, with


The future of Europe's Safe Harbour Agreement with the US called into question
  • Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
  • European Union, Ireland, USA
  • April 28 2015

An action spearheaded by Austrian law graduate and privacy campaigner, Max Schrems, has cast doubt over the future of Europe's Safe Harbour Agreement


Privacy & cybersecurity update, issue 3 - October, 2014
  • Jones Day
  • Australia, Brazil, Canada, Russia, Taiwan, USA, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Chile, China, European Union, France, Germany, Hong Kong
  • October 15 2014

On August 1, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") issued a report on mobile shopping applications. In it, the FTC found that such apps often fail to


Irish Data Protection Commissioner to investigate apps and websites targeting children
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • May 14 2015

From the 11th to the 15th of May this year, 26 privacy enforcement authorities from around the world, including the Irish Data Protection


Offshoring data: Twitter moves non-US accounts to Ireland
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • Ireland
  • April 22 2015

Twitter has announced that, effective next month, its Dublin-based entity will take over all services for non-US users. Accordingly, all non-US user


Ireland takes charge of policing Dropbox and Twitter privacy
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • June 15 2015

On 1 June 2015, users of Dropbox, the popular online file-sharing service, became subject to Irish data protection law and the Office of the Data


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


TMT - an update from Ireland for 2015
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland, USA
  • February 24 2015

In 2014, Ireland found itself at the centre of a battle between the US authorities and Microsoft in relation to data access. In late 2013, Microsoft