Speaking on the same programme, TJ McIntyre, a law lecturer in UCD and chair of Digital Rights Alliance said the steps taken in the referendum by Google and Facebook could act as a blueprint for how they will behave internationally going forward.
Meanwhile, Facebook said Tuesday it will block foreign adverts aimed at the Irish referendum, "as part of our efforts to help protect the integrity of elections and referendums from undue influence".
Gaza border crossing set ablaze as Palestinian protesters 'damage gas pipelines' - IDF
The demonstrations have been organized by Gaza's Hamas rulers, but are fuelled by despair among the territory's 2 million people. In an area east of Gaza City , protesters burned tires, releasing large plumes of black smoke, and threw stones.
'This is alarming when you consider a growing number of people exclusively rely on social media to consume news and shape their decision making process when it comes to elections and referenda'.
Research Finds Alexa, Siri and Google Assistant Susceptible to Inaudible Commands
The receiver must be close to the device, but a more powerful ultrasonic transmitter can help increase the effective range. The commands aren't discernible to humans, but will be gobbled up by the Echo or Home speakers , the research suggests.
The United States Senate introduced legislation late past year - the imaginatively named Honest Ads Act - that would require clearer identification of online ad content and more transparency as to who is buying it.
The policy change comes a day after a similar move by Facebook, which said it would no longer accept ads from outside the country that seek to influence the referendum.
Government leaders will consider introducing a bill to legalize abortion up to 12 weeks of pregnancy if the Eighth amendment is repealed.
Belhaj rendition: United Kingdom apology over Libyan dissident treatment
He said as part of an out-of-court settlement, Boudchar would receive 500,000 pounds ($677,000). "The UK government believes your accounts.
The anti-abortion coalition said that Google had caved to pressure from pro-abortion groups and that the ban was motivated by a desire "to prevent voters from being informed". With a team of experienced journalists and bloggers, LifeNews.com reaches more than 750,000 pro-life advocates each week via our web site, email news reports, social networking outreach and weekday radio program. Yesterday, the transparency campaigner Gavin Sheridan tweeted that it was now his view that the No side would win the campaign because its online spending was dwarfing that of the Yes campaign.