Press Release: Thousands Expected to Sue Facebook in Mass Action Against Privacy Breach

Digital Rights Ireland (DRI) is calling on victims of the recent major Facebook data breach to join a legal case against the tech giant in what will be the largest-ever mass action of its kind. Digital Rights Ireland is inviting Europeans affected by the recent …

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Complaint to DPC in relation to Facebook Data Dump Breach

Digital Rights Ireland has accepted a mandate from individuals in relation to the leaking of personal data from the Facebook website; this data was recently made available to the public. The individuals’ names, facebook IDs, and phone numbers were amongst the data in the breach. …

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Update on the DRI Article 80 Image Upload Case

We continue to make progress in our representation on behalf of victims of the Irish Discord leak. We expect to progress to Court in the next two months.  Funds were raised via GoFundMe to help fund the legal costs. Those funds have been paid directly …

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Covid, PSCs and Access to Social Welfare

Update: The government has now provided a one-page Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment form that you can print and fill in on paper, or fill out online if you have a PSC. This will facilitate an immediate payment for up to six weeks. However, you will …

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DRI and ICCL Call for Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection to Suspend PSC Requirement for Jobseeker Applicants During COVID-19 Pandemic

15 March, Dublin — Digital Rights Ireland (DRI) and the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) today called for the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection (DEASP) to suspend the unnecessary requirement for a Public Services Card for the thousands of applicants seeking social …

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#dre2015 Conference Review and Wrap-Up

Last week, DRI hosted our very first conference, Digital Rights Europe 2015. We were absolutely delighted with the way the day went, and thrilled with the initial feedback from some of the 95 people who came through the doors on the day. Delegates came from …

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Privacy & Security Updates for DRI

In accordance with our Privacy Policy, we are letting you know about changes to our website rolled out today: We have updated our privacy policy We have added the option to check out with Stripe for online donations We have migrated to secure hosting of all our …

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