A tiny thought about the Apple Watch and HealthKit. Long term, the flood of additional data on the general population's state of health and range of daily behaviour will be of benefit. The problem is going to come with gauging exactly when we've reached that 'long term'.
A few weeks ago the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland issued a decision in response to a complaint by Mr Dónal O’Sullivan-Latchford on behalf of the Family and Media Association.
This morning, the European Court of Justice-the EU's top court- will give its judgement on whether the EU's data retention directive is compatible with the Charter on Fundamental Rights. We'll update this page as the day unfolds. In the meantime, here is our client's description of how we got here and what today's judgement will mean.
Imagine you know something. It's something explosive, something the public ought urgently to know. Let's say the state is being undermined from within- either by regular ole corruption, or by infiltration by a hostile external group.
It cannot be easy to be an opinion columnist. No, that’s not quite true. Being an opinion columnist is incredibly easy, especially when compared to jobs such as firefighter, coalminer or deep-sea fisherman.