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'In my car crying. Hope you're happy' - BBC reporter abuse controversy prompts calls for change
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'In my car crying. Hope you're happy' - BBC reporter abuse controversy prompts calls for change

Mar 1st 2021, 5:46 PM 16,272 Views 32 Comments

Sonja McLaughlin was targeted following Saturday’s Guinness Six Nations game between Wales and England.

Explainer: Why the two boys who murdered Ana Kriegel can never be named
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Explainer: Why the two boys who murdered Ana Kriegel can never be named

Nov 9th 2019, 7:30 AM 85,829 Views 0 Comments

The judge and gardaí have made it clear that there could be severe penalties for anyone who attempts to publicly identify them.

Prominent entertainer accused of sexual assault cannot be named, judge rules
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Prominent entertainer accused of sexual assault cannot be named, judge rules

Aug 21st 2019, 12:08 PM 57,644 Views 0 Comments

The entertainer was charged with sexual assault at a venue in Dublin in December 2016.

Court hears man's right to anonymity breached over rape trial reports appearing beside his name on Google
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Court hears man's right to anonymity breached over rape trial reports appearing beside his name on Google

Aug 1st 2019, 10:00 PM 22,472 Views 0 Comments

Counsel told the court that the man was not named in any of the news reports which appeared on Google search.

Explainer: Why the boys found guilty of Ana Kriegel's murder cannot be named
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Explainer: Why the boys found guilty of Ana Kriegel's murder cannot be named

Jun 18th 2019, 3:11 PM 47,703 Views 0 Comments

Despite the fact that the two boys have been convicted, they still cannot be publicly named even after sentencing.

Lawyers for convicted rapist contest victim's request to allow abuser to be named
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Lawyers for convicted rapist contest victim's request to allow abuser to be named

May 28th 2019, 7:11 AM 33,144 Views 0 Comments

The two grew up as neighbours and the attacks began when the woman was nine-years-old.

Teenager who named her brother's sex abuse victims online jailed
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Teenager who named her brother's sex abuse victims online jailed

Jun 19th 2018, 11:05 AM 45,223 Views 16 Comments

Sophie Turner named the victims in the comments of a Liverpool Echo story.

Facebook considers working on anonymous features
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Facebook considers working on anonymous features

Apr 4th 2014, 11:44 AM 11,230 Views 25 Comments

The site is experimenting with ways to allow users to log in anonymously and are said to be considering developing its own anonymity app similar to Secret.

China orders internet users to use real names for video uploads
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China orders internet users to use real names for video uploads

Jan 21st 2014, 10:20 AM 4,363 Views 35 Comments

Rights groups have criticised the move saying it allows the Chinese government to further control freedom of expression.

TD wants tougher controls of online currencies such as Bitcoin
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TD wants tougher controls of online currencies such as Bitcoin

Jan 14th 2014, 8:04 PM 10,370 Views 105 Comments

Patrick O’Donovan has written to the Oireachtas Communications Committee asking them to investigate anonymous internet payments made possible by digital currencies.

Column: What has psychology got to do with the internet?
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Column: What has psychology got to do with the internet?

Nov 6th 2013, 7:30 PM 20 Views 14 Comments

The internet provides an exceptional setting for social interactions that has a significant effect on people’s way of thinking, writes psychologist Yair Amichai-Hamburger.

Column: Making threats over the internet is a crime, but sometimes anonymity is needed
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Column: Making threats over the internet is a crime, but sometimes anonymity is needed

Aug 11th 2013, 12:00 PM 1,057 Views 53 Comments

Before we remove the masks of users online, we need to look at both the pros and cons of being anonymous on the internet, writes Fergal Crehan.

How to become (almost) invisible on Facebook
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How to become (almost) invisible on Facebook

Jul 28th 2013, 11:30 AM 34,826 Views 34 Comments

Randomers making friend requests? Adverts irritating you? These tips might help.

Trolls beware: YouTube want you to comment using your real name
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Trolls beware: YouTube want you to comment using your real name

Jul 25th 2012, 11:31 AM 5,705 Views 37 Comments

Video site YouTube has started asking users to provide their real names when commenting. Some of the reasons they allow you to give for declining prove interesting.

Eoin McKeogh loses anonymity case against newspapers
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Eoin McKeogh loses anonymity case against newspapers

Jan 22nd 2012, 4:44 PM 7,010 Views 34 Comments

Student McKeogh had been named by newspapers in a dispute over an online video. He was not the person in the video.