Irish Law Updates

Monday, July 13, 2009

Data Retention Bill

Both the Irish Times and the Irish Examiner report this morning that the Data Retention Bill is due to to be published today, when it was actually published on Friday.

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Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Privacy in the Virtual World - Dublin, 27 June 2008

Darklight Film Festival 2008 - Dublin, Ireland

www.darklight.ie/pages/Programme270608.htm

Symposium:

Letting It All Hang Out: Privacy Vs. Publicity In The Virtual World

Film Base, Curved Street, Temple Bar, Dublin

Friday 27 June 2008
10 - 11.30 am

For a new generation of 'digital natives' privacy is no longer a requirement. Web 2.0 has brought with it a transformation in how we view the need for privacy and engage with the public realm - but at what cost? The discussion will be prefaced by a keynote address from Daniel J. Solove, Associate Professor of law at the George Washington University Law School, and author of The Digital Person: Technology and Privacy In the Information Age. Chaired by Irish Times writer Karlin Lillington, the panel will also feature Irish blogging guru Damien Mulley and solicitor/digital rights expert Caroline Campbell.

Issues to be considered include:
* Can bloggers say what they like?
* What's wrong with having nothing to hide?
* Who is really stalking you on Facebook? .. Does anyone care anymore?
* Is there a generation gap in approaches to online privacy?

www.darklight.ie/pages/Programme270608.htm

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Friday, July 13, 2007

Advertising Law in the Information Age event

We've been busy running the third E Law Summer Institute. The Press release is here.

As part of the Institute, we have a guest lecture, open to all, as follows:

Advertising Law in the Information Age

Douglas Wood, Attorney, Reed Smith, New York

Wednesday 1 August 2007, 9.00 a.m.

Full details are here.

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