Privacy

ICCL and Digital Rights Ireland host Public Meeting on Public Sector Cards

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  • October 4, 2017

Irish Council for Civil Liberties and Digital Rights Ireland will be hosting a public meeting on the introduction of public service cards and the national biometric database. The meeting will take place between 11am – 1pm on Wednesday, 11th October 2017 at Buswells Hotel, Molesworth Street, Dublin 2.

 

Key Questions on Public Service Cards still Unanswered

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  • August 30, 2017

Last Thursday, August 24th, the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) wrote to the Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform seeking clarifications regarding the operation of the Public Service Card system. These questions remain oustanding, and ICCL is working with partners to maintain pressure on Government to address the serious privacy issues presented by the Card system. 

ICCL Participating in Intelligence-Sharing FOI Campaign with International Civil Liberties Network

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  • June 13, 2017

Today the Irish Council for Civil Liberties submitted FOI requests to the Department of Justice of Equality, the Department of Defence and the Defences Forces seeking information on Ireland’s information sharing agreements with other countries. These requests were submitted as part of a global public-information campaign aimed at uncovering international information-sharing agreements between intelligence agencies. The campaign is being coordinated through the International Network of Civil Liberties Organizations (INCLO), of which ICCL is a member.

Surveillance & Democracy: Privacy Rights in the Digital Age symposium

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  • November 18, 2016

Save the Date

 

The Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) on behalf of the International Network of Civil Liberties Organisations (INCLO) invites you to a symposium titled Surveillance & Democracy: Privacy Rights in the Digital Age with Prof. Joseph Cannataci, UN Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy and Ben Wizner (American Civil Liberties Union), lawyer for Edward Snowden.

Vodafone revelations highlight need for overhaul of interception laws says ICCL

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  • June 6, 2014
Vodafone revelations highlight need for overhaul of interception laws says ICCL Press Release For immediate release, Friday 6 June 2014 Ireland’s human rights watchdog, the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) has said that disclosures today (...

Rights groups welcome Euro Court decision on Data Privacy

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  • April 8, 2014
Press release For immediate release, Tuesday 8 April 2014 Two of Ireland’s leading human rights organisations, Digital Rights Ireland and the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) have today (Tuesday 8 April 2014) welcomed a judgment by the Cour...

Ó Cuív’s ID Cards Plan is a Political Stunt, says Rights Watchdog

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  • February 2, 2011
Press Statement, for immediate release2 February 2011Ireland’s top rights watchdog, the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) has said that it is “frankly amazed” that, after the Dáil has been dissolved, the outgoing Fianna Fáil Minister f...
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