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From TheJournal.ie Some US news websites have been blocked by the new EU data law GDPR

Some US news websites have been blocked by the new EU data law

The General Data Protection Regulation came into effect today.

Here's what Irish websites looked like back in the 90s

Easier and uglier times…

From TheJournal.ie Britain wants to fine porn sites for letting under-18s visit Crackdown

Britain wants to fine porn sites for letting under-18s visit

Critics say the approach could open a door to fraudsters.

From TheJournal.ie Want a VERY memorable website name? Time is running out One Or Two Letters

Want a VERY memorable website name? Time is running out

HR.ie, GP.ie. and FG.ie are all up for grabs.

From TheJournal.ie The next batch of local websites are going to be a little bit more Irish Fadó Fadó

The next batch of local websites are going to be a little bit more Irish

Future .ie websites will be allowed to use fadas as part of their domain name.

9 excellent websites that every gal should bookmark immediately

Never struggle for something to read at bedtime again.

From TheJournal.ie 14 ridiculously cool websites to while away your time The World Wide Web

14 ridiculously cool websites to while away your time

There is so much out there. And some of it is so good.

14 ridiculously cool websites you never knew existed

There is so much out there. And some of it is so good.

From TheJournal.ie There's a growing pro self-harm movement and it's worrying mental health experts Scars

There's a growing pro self-harm movement and it's worrying mental health experts

It is estimated that at least 100,000 people are self-harming in Ireland every year.

From TheJournal.ie Ask.fm is moving its HQ to Ireland Controversial Site

Ask.fm is moving its HQ to Ireland

The controversial website says that they’ve updated their safety policies.

From TheJournal.ie Do you comment and engage online? If you do you're in a minority User Generated

Do you comment and engage online? If you do you're in a minority

So says new research from Red C.

From TheJournal.ie Over 100,000 prescription drugs seized in Interpol's largest ever operation Shutdown This post contains images

Over 100,000 prescription drugs seized in Interpol's largest ever operation

The medicines detained included prescription drugs for erectile dysfunction, steroids and slimming tablets.

From TheJournal.ie Planning to take the driver theory or driving test? You need to read this. Sponsored

Planning to take the driver theory or driving test? You need to read this.

Unofficial test websites have ripped off over 5,000 people in last 12 months. Here’s how to avoid them.

From TheJournal.ie Dizzying figures alert!: In 2014 Apple have sold 43.7 million iPhones and made $10.2bn profit Cash Money

Dizzying figures alert!: In 2014 Apple have sold 43.7 million iPhones and made $10.2bn profit

CEO Tim Cook also hinted that new products are on the way.

From TheJournal.ie Immigrant Council: People posting racist comments online should be sanctioned Racism

Immigrant Council: People posting racist comments online should be sanctioned

Already this year, 58 cases of racism have been reported to the organisation.

Everything you needed to know about Reddit but were too afraid to ask

Your guide to getting the most out of it. Subreddits, the lingo and upvotes, oh my!

15 brilliantly pointless sites to visit before doing anything important

For all your procrastination needs.

From TheJournal.ie Google and French news websites reach agreement over the news The News

Google and French news websites reach agreement over the news

Google will set up a €60 million fund to help French newspapers develop online projects – but won’t stop indexing content from French news sites.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how the world reacted to the Kerry drink-driving story Rural Ireland

Here's how the world reacted to the Kerry drink-driving story

The story of how Kerry County Council voted for a plan to allow rural drivers to have ‘two or three drinks’ has made a lot of headlines today. Here’s just a sample.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you welcome legislation to regulate websites used by children? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you welcome legislation to regulate websites used by children?

Frances Fitzgerald has expressed concern at difficulties in regulating websites due to the open nature of the internet, but would you welcome it?

From TheJournal.ie Tender for redevelopment of President's website seven months after revamp President.ie

Tender for redevelopment of President's website seven months after revamp

A tender note – which misspelled the President’s name – was put on the government’s e-tenders website yesterday as President.ie looks set for a complete overhaul next year.

From TheJournal.ie Data Protection Commissioner commences action on "cookie" law Cookies

Data Protection Commissioner commences action on "cookie" law

The Commissioner has sent letters to 80 websites requesting information on how they have met their obligations under the law since July 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Around 15,000 visitors a day checking new property price register House Prices

Around 15,000 visitors a day checking new property price register

There has been a lot of interest in the new property price register website since it launched two weeks ago.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland has no immediate plans to follow UK crackdown on internet trolls Trolls

Ireland has no immediate plans to follow UK crackdown on internet trolls

The Justice Department had no specific comment to make on proposed changes to the UK Defamation Bill.

From TheJournal.ie Column: I knew my company had to get online - here's how I did it Opinion

Column: I knew my company had to get online - here's how I did it

It can be tough for small businesses to figure out how to set up a web presence, writes Peter Faulkner – especially if you’re not convinced by just Facebook and Twitter.

From TheJournal.ie TD calls for debate on blocking eating disorder websites Anorexia

TD calls for debate on blocking eating disorder websites

Sites featuring images of underweight models and ‘The Thin Commandments’ are putting vulnerable people in danger, Mary Mitchell O’Connor said.

From TheJournal.ie Here's what we all did on the internet last year Net Worth

Here's what we all did on the internet last year

We gawked at 100 billion photos on Facebook, 1 trillion video playbacks on Youtube and got a LOT of email spam in 2011…

From TheJournal.ie EMI Vice President comes out against SOPA and ACTA Internet

EMI Vice President comes out against SOPA and ACTA

The VP of EMI’s Urban Promotions says that the best way to tackle piracy is not to introduce bills like ACTA or SOPA – but to simply provide better service.

From TheJournal.ie Registrations of .ie domains grew by 12 per cent last year Ie

Registrations of .ie domains grew by 12 per cent last year

The number of .ie registrations at the end of 2011 was 173,145 – marking growth of 12.9 per cent.

From TheJournal.ie Designers create charity websites in 24-hour marathon in Dublin 24theweb

Designers create charity websites in 24-hour marathon in Dublin

Twenty-one volunteers have worked through the night to produce three quality charity websites. See the results here…

From TheJournal.ie 50,000 illegal and counterfeit medicines seized in Ireland Black Market

50,000 illegal and counterfeit medicines seized in Ireland

A major international operation targeting the sale of illegal and counterfeit medicines online has resulted in the seizure of €150,000 worth of drugs in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Chanel sues nearly 400 websites for allegedly selling fake goods Chanel

Chanel sues nearly 400 websites for allegedly selling fake goods

The luxury retailer is suing 399 sites, saying they’re selling fake Chanel items.

From TheJournal.ie Dutch authorities uncover child pornography on 'hidden' websites Child Pornography

Dutch authorities uncover child pornography on 'hidden' websites

The authorities say the discovery was sparked by an investigation into a former pre-school worker suspected of abusing young children.

From TheJournal.ie Anonymous 'hacked into 70 US law enforcement websites' Hacked

Anonymous 'hacked into 70 US law enforcement websites'

The sites targeted appear to mainly be sheriffs’ offices in US cities.

From TheJournal.ie Poor spelling cost businesses 'millions' in online sales Your Jokeing

Poor spelling cost businesses 'millions' in online sales

An industry body in Britain says that 42 per cent of employers are not satisfied with the basic reading and writing skills of school and college leavers.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael website defaced by Anonymous 'hacktivists' Anonymous

Fine Gael website defaced by Anonymous 'hacktivists'

The leaderless online activists deface Fine Gael’s controversial new website, advising users that the party ‘censors their voice’.

From TheJournal.ie Smart economy? Fine Gael's new website is housed in Miami Fine Gael

Smart economy? Fine Gael's new website is housed in Miami

Fine Gael’s new website is housed in Miami, Florida – marking the departure of the last Irish-based Dáil party website.