Sunday January 26, 2020

Data watchdog to probe INM’s use of security cameras in its offices

This will take the scope of its probe to five years of activities inside Ireland’s biggest newspaper publishers

16th December, 2018
Michael Doorly, Robert Pitt and Leslie Buckley: Doorly ordered the hidden security cameras removed from INM’s offices as soon as he became interim chief executive, while Pitt and Buckley have left the company Pic: Rollingnews

The Office of the Data Protection Commissioner (ODPC) is to extend its investigation into Independent News & Media to include the use of more than half a dozen security cameras inside its headquarters on Talbot Street in Dublin 1 on dates between 2016 and 2017.

This will take the scope of its probe to five years of activities inside Ireland’s biggest newspaper publishers.

Items to be investigated already range from how editors’ hard drives were searched...

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