Wednesday October 21, 2020

Reality Bytes: How interested is Pat Rabbitte in his brief?

Just over a year ago, Sony's Playstation Network was hacked. It was a particularly bad incident that threatened to affect more than 100,000 Irish people.

9th June, 2012
'Is it ironic that a minister with no interest in the biggest internet hack to affect Irish users in years is now spearheading an internet safety campaign?'

Just over a year ago, Sony's Playstation Network was hacked. It was a particularly bad incident that threatened to affect more than 100,000 Irish people.

At a UPC function the day after the news broke, I asked the newly-appointed Minister for Communications, Pat Rabbitte, what he thought about this huge and potentially damaging story. He told me that he wasn't aware of it and wasn't following it.

That was a year ago. Last week, Rabbitte launched...

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