Aaron Rogan

Aaron Rogan

Airbnb warns of legal glitch with ‘heavy-handed’ rules

Airbnb warns of legal glitch with ‘heavy-handed’ rules

The company has intensified its lobbying efforts in recent months ahead of proposals to limit the use of its platform from July

Facebook’s Sweeney takes up new post at WhatsApp

Facebook’s Sweeney takes up new post at WhatsApp

WhatsApp is expanding its presence in Europe with a new office in London as it begins a push into payments. It currently employs a small number of staff in Facebook’s Dublin office

Sexual issues and political search terms dominate Google leak

Sexual issues and political search terms dominate Google leak

Google is being investigated for the 'most massive leakage of personal data recorded so far', according to the expert who gave evidence to the Irish privacy watchdog

DPC’s probe into INM set to conclude within months

DPC’s probe into INM set to conclude within months

The Data Protection Commissioner’s investigation into Independent News & Media is set to co...

Data watchdog says more companies will make the pre-Brexit move here from Britain

Data watchdog says more companies will make the pre-Brexit move here from Britain

More companies will move to Ireland ahead of Brexit to gain access to the Irish data regime, acco...

Dixon: I’m not a soft touch when it comes to regulating the tech giants

Dixon: I’m not a soft touch when it comes to regulating the tech giants

Helen Dixon has had a tough few weeks after a US website accused her of being too close to the companies she regulates. But the Data Protection Commissioner isn’t feeling sorry for herself

‘Selfie sticker’ campaign aims to encourage youth turnout at polls

‘Selfie sticker’ campaign aims to encourage youth turnout at polls

Irish street artist Maser has designed a “selfie sticker” to encourage youth voting in this w...

Tech firms ‘lawyering up’ to defend potential data breaches, says watchdog

Tech firms ‘lawyering up’ to defend potential data breaches, says watchdog

Exchanges between leading tech firms and the Data Protection Commissioner Helen Dixon now have an 'edge', she has told The Sunday Business Post in an interview

Paddy Power Betfair using secret tests in effort to tackle problem gamblers

Paddy Power Betfair using secret tests in effort to tackle problem gamblers

Paddy Power Betfair is conducting secret tests on problem gamblers as it attempts to change its a...

Cashing in on direct provision

Cashing in on direct provision

The direct provision system, which processes asylum seekers in this country, is a lucrative business for those who run it. But who exactly owns these firms, and how much money do they make?

Lazy lawmaking passes the buck to Facebook

Lazy lawmaking passes the buck to Facebook

The giant social network is scrambling to atone for years of failures on fake news, but current Irish law isn’t giving it much to work with

How betting firms play the odds for winners and losers

How betting firms play the odds for winners and losers

Ireland’s self-regulated gambling industry monitors its customers closely for betting patterns – but it is coming under increasing scrutiny over how it uses that information

Airbnb hosts to be given Fáilte certification

Airbnb hosts to be given Fáilte certification

Move comes as restrictions on short-term letting kick in

Intercom had no HR team before complaints of sexual harassment

Intercom had no HR team before complaints of sexual harassment

The billion-dollar Irish tech company at the centre of sexual harassment allegations did not have...

Upgrade our venue or pay, Cosgrave tells Lisbon Web Summit’s contract with host city revealed

Upgrade our venue or pay, Cosgrave tells Lisbon Web Summit’s contract with host city revealed

Lisbon city council will have to pay compensation to the Web Summit if it does not upgrade a conf...