Tag Archives: privacy

Weekly Data Privacy Alert – 15 May 2017

Please click here to read the latest data privacy alert from the Squire Patton Boggs Data Privacy & Cybersecurity team. This week’s alert covers news from Germany and the UK. Germany Federal Data Protection Commissioner Releases Leaflet on Digital Language Assistants Voßhoff Welcomes Federal Supreme Court Ruling on Dynamic IP Addresses UK ICO Opens Formal Investigation Into Use … Continue Reading

Weekly Data Privacy Alert – 8 May 2017

Please click here to read the latest data privacy alert from the Squire Patton Boggs Data Privacy & Cybersecurity team. This week’s alert covers news from the EU, Germany and the UK. EU EDPS Backs Article 29 Working Party in Opinion on Draft ePrivacy Regulation Germany Baden-Württemberg Data Protection Authority Appeals to Private Camera Drone Users Consumer Association … Continue Reading

Weekly Data Privacy Alert – 1 May 2017

Please click here to read the latest data privacy alert from the Squire Patton Boggs Data Privacy & Cybersecurity team. This week’s alert covers news from France and the UK. EU EDPS Presents Annual Report for 2016 to European Parliament UK ICO Issues Revised Guidance on Political Campaigning Online Retailer Fined After Cyber-attack Leaves Customer Details … Continue Reading

Client Alert: FTC Safe Harbor Certification Settlements

We recently released a Client Alert concerning enforcement actions by the Federal Trade Commission over EU/US Safe Harbor Framework for the cross-border transfer of personal data from the European Union to the United States. On January 21, 2014, the FTC announced settlements with 12 US companies concerning false claims the companies had made regarding their … Continue Reading

Data Protection Actions to Watch in 2014

As 2013 comes to an end it is advisable to note that reporting of data breaches this year reached a record high and included a number of high-profile incidents targeting such diverse entities as grocery chain Schnuck Markets, health care provider Kaiser Permanente, Yahoo and LexisNexis. More significantly, 2013 appears to have witnessed an uptick … Continue Reading

E-Privacy, Telcos and Online Providers: Issues of Consent

In a recent article entitled “E-Privacy, Telcos and Online Providers: Issues of Consent,” originally published in InterMEDIA, Ann LaFrance, Cathal Flynn and Matthew Byford (members of Squire Sanders’ Data Protection & Privacy practice), survey the current complex EU data protection and e-privacy rules (and proposed changes to such rules) relating to the form of consent that … Continue Reading

Proposed shake-up of the direct marketing regime in the UK

We are watching closely some proposed new UK laws. If approved, they would radically change the way in which businesses could market their goods or services by telephone in the UK. The proposed changes are in the Unsolicited Telephone Communications Bill 2013/14, which amends the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003. Currently, the … Continue Reading
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