Well, what now?It’s all very well to issue a single sustained clarion blast. It’s a little tougher to actually gather forces and have a clear idea of what to do with them. Nonetheless the last few days have seen the bare, tentative sketching of the kinds of things a push for change would involve.
I spent some time over the weekend asking questions about the relationship between Balor of the Evil Eye and Croagh Patrick. Anyone who's been to Westport will realise that this is a mountain with powerful magical connotations. The fact that the Church had to claim it for their No.
The front page of the Motoring supplement of today's Irish Times has an article on speed cameras. At the end it casually mentions that Gardaí expect that the cameras will record 11 million plates a month. Now, I know we've got road problems, but I don't think that limits the recording of cars to just those actually speeding.
Thus the Digested Annual Report draws to a close. All that remains is for me to point you in the direction of the RTE news report of the Data Protection Commissioner's comments at the launch of same. And, finally here's the link to the pdf of the report from the DPC website.
Another case study. The explanation speaks for itself. But here are some questions for my clever readers.
The Annual Report's central section is a series of case studies. This format is a godsend to the annual report compiler who knows he can't put out a 15 page report. Most of them have been anonymised.