20/04/10 Commissioner co-signs letter to Google
The Data Protection Commissioner has co-signed a letter with a number of other data protection and privacy authorities highlighting concerns in relation to the launch of its Google Buzz social networking product.
01/02/10 - REQUEST FOR SUBMISSIONS: OFFICIAL LANGUAGES ACT 2003 - PREPARATION OF A DRAFT SCHEME BY THE OFFICE OF THE DATA PROTECTION COMMISSIONER
The Office of the Data Protection Commissioner proposes to draft a new scheme in accordance with Section 15 of the Official Languages Act 2003 (the current scheme can be viewed on our website, The Office of the Data Protection Commissioner now wishes to invite representations in relation to the preparation of the draft scheme from any interested parties.
27/01/2010 - Privacy through the Years - 21 Years of Data Protection
The Office of the Data Protection Commissioner came into existence in 1989 following the enactment of the Data Protection Act of 1988As we celebrate the Office's 21st anniversary, it is perhaps interesting to examine privacy through those years and hopefully help point the way to what the future may bring to individual privacy....What were the key privacy concerns in the late 1980s and throughout the 1990s? Was it the steaming open or