TJ McIntyre writes:
Blogging has been light in the run up to Christmas and the New Year but there have been a few recent developments which deserve to be noted.
Ireland’s first prosecution for data disclosure
The same week also brought news of what seems to be the first successful prosecution in Ireland for deliberate disclosure of personal information (Irish Times| Independent | Examiner). This case centred on a corrrupt Revenue worker who disclosed information on six separate individuals to her own father (as a “favour to a business associate of his”) and to her father in law – a retired garda who was working as a private investigator for Quinn Insurance.
Read more about this and other recent privacy news on IT Law in Ireland.