Tagged with: freedomofinformation


Ireland Must Find its Voice in Protecting Global Privacy

Tyler West 27/05/2018

The revelation that Cambridge Analytica was able to secretly obtain millions of Facebook users’ data to assist Donald Trump’s presidential campaign is only the latest example in a string of headlines that have exposed the questionable privacy practices of social media companies. For an industry that has collected the personal information of …



Realistic Fiscal Planning Requires Much More Budget Transparency

Nat O'Connor 14/10/2010

Nat O'Connor: The BBC reports (here) that in a rare public act, Communist Party elders in China has issued a call for increased free speech, which is …

Uno duce, una voce

Nat O'Connor 05/02/2010

Nat O'Connor: I cannot allow two recent stories in the papers to go by without comment. Today's Irish Independent reports (in a story about Enda …

Finance, NTMA and FOI

Nat O'Connor 04/02/2010

Nat O'Connor: The Story (freedom of information blog) offer an insight into why the Minster for Finance transfered powers to the NTMA yesterday: "One …

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