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Proposed new internet surveillance laws flawed

An edited version of this article appeared in Village magazine, July 2016 edition Justice minister Frances Fitzgerald’s proposal to expand Irish surveillance and interception laws to include social media and email accounts, coming only weeks after a row over interception … Continue reading

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A brief history of the Irish surveillance state

An edited version of this article appeared in Village magazine, February 2016 edition Twenty years ago, Letterykenny gardai sent a request to Garda HQ looking for selected phone records in the county. The request, part of the deeply flawed Donegal … Continue reading

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DATA JOURNALISM: Preparing for the next war

An edited version of this article appeared in Village magazine, November 2014 edition “Getting it right next time” was the theme of the 15th Cleraun media conference, as academics and journalists jousted over what went wrong during the Celtic Tiger … Continue reading

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