Like Fingerbobs, but made with facts, instead of digits.
Speaking in UCC at the student Law Society Law Conference, Seamus Dooley of the NUJ conceeded that standards in newspapers have fallen in recent years.
At the same conference Gary Davis, the Deputy Data Protection Commissioner said that
(a) Gardai were accessing telecommunications data at a rate of 10,000 requests a year.
(b) the Data Protection Commissioner’s office, despite the fact that they nominally fall under the control of the Minister for Justice welcomed DRI’s action against the government on Data Retention. This was because it would bring clarity to an important issue.
(c) that the Commissioner’s office intended to be more strict on non-compliance with the DP Acts.
There have been more than 1000 reads of the Paper Round Raw Notes for the Sunday Independent. See the figures tick up in real time here.