Karlin Lillington

Karlin Lillington is a journalist and columnist with the Irish Times focusing on technology, with a special interest in the political, social, business and cultural aspects of information and communication technologies. Karlin’s investigative reporting on data retention in Ireland formed the basis for Digital Rights Ireland's appeal to the European Court of Justice, which resulted in the EUCJ’s landmark rejection of the European Data Retention Directive in 2014. She has been a contributor to a wide range of Irish and international publications, including The Guardian, New Scientist, Wired.com, Salon.com, Red Herring, The Scientist and The Sunday Times. She holds a PhD from Trinity College.