Nora Ni Loideain is a Research Associate for the Technology and Democracy Project at the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH), University of Cambridge. Her doctoral research (Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge) is the first comprehensive legal examination regarding the influence of Article 8 ECHR on the legislative cycle of the EU Data Retention Directive (2006/24/EC) - a controversial EU law which mandated the indiscriminate retention of every EU citizens’ communications data. Previously, she was a legal researcher for the Irish Supreme Court and Legal and Policy Officer for the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions of Ireland.
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