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Irish judge denies request to investigate Facebook's NSA ties

A group of Europe-based Facebook users had asked an Ireland-based judge to investigate the social network's relationship with the NSA. It didn't work out.

By June 18, 2014


Apple's Irish tax strategy gets EU scrutiny, report says

The company is able to save boatloads of cash in taxes each year by funneling money to its Irish subsidiary. And now the EU wants to dig deeper into that practice.

By June 11, 2014


Magnus Walker's 1966 Irish Green Porsche 911: We caught up with the Urban Outlaw

Magnus Walker is a passionate man. He's worked hard to get to where he is and is now able to indulge his passion for Porsches. We spoke to him about his 1966 Irish Green 911.

By October 4, 2013


Magnus Walker talks to XCAR about his '66 Irish Green Porsche 911

The Urban Outlaw himself took the time to talk to us about one of his favourite cars form his collection, a '66 Irish Green 911.

October 4, 2013


Correction: Data privacy group to take Irish government to court

The story incorrectly stated who the privacy group is planning to sue. The group is planning to take the Irish government to court.

By December 4, 2012


Irish regulators seek 'urgent' clarity on Facebook data changes

Following recently announced changes to Facebook's data-use policy, Irish privacy regulators are seeking further details on the proposals.

By November 22, 2012


Irish watchdog aborts talks with Europe vs. Facebook, via text

Ireland's Office of the Data Protection Commissioner says it will determine, by October, whether Facebook will face legal action under European privacy laws.

By July 30, 2012


Google's 'Double Irish' tax scheme saved it $3.1B

Ireland's tax laws have allowed Google--and lots of other companies--to reduce their effective tax rates by moving foreign profits in and out of subsidiaries.

By October 21, 2010


Facebook: Changes to come following Irish privacy audit

Facebook says it's making a number of changes to its European site over the next six months following an audit by the Irish Data Protection Commissioner.

By December 21, 2011


Irish digital rights group criticizes top music labels

The group says ISPs are not responsible for copyright violations committed by users.

By March 12, 2008