Ireland's 'three strikes' law faces Data Protection Commissioner investigation

The Sunday Times exposed the flaw and writes that the country's Data Protection Commissioner is looking into the procedures around the legislation. In total, 300 users were sent 'first strike' warning letters despite there being no grounds for them to be contacted.

Eircom, Ireland's biggest ISP, admitted to a major technical problem that was "due to a software failure caused when the clocks went back last October".

The mistake could now open a wider debate about the implementation of the ...

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