[ILUG] Does www.RateMyTeacher.IE meet criteria of Data Protection
conor.daly_ilug at cod.homelinux.org
Wed Mar 16 08:31:37 GMT 2005
On Tue, Mar 15, 2005 at 01:39:11PM +0000 or so it is rumoured hereabouts,
Liam McDermott thought:
> On Tue, 15 Mar 2005 13:42:10 +0000, Eircom - Carroll
> <codonoghue at eircom.net> wrote:
> > I am interested in the views of this informed group on the web site
> > www.RateMyTeacher.IE, specifically regarding the Data Protection Act.
> > This site names and rates teachers - ostensibly from comments from
> its no different than me posting to a forum.
> the liability rests with the poster, not the site.
> although they may be obliged to remove liable comments
However, given that they store information relating to _individuals_ they
do have obligations under the Data Protection Act. Are they operating in
Conor Daly <conor.daly at oceanfree.net>
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