The Squire Patton Boggs Data Protection & Cyber Security team is pleased to share with you a weekly alert on data privacy issues.This week’s alert covers news from the UK, France and the US.


  • Ministry of Justice Fined £180,000 for Security Breaches
  • ICO Publishes Local Authority DPA Compliance Report
  • ICO Raises Awareness of the Privacy Implications of the Internet of Things
  • Government Consults on Reuse of Public Sector Data
  • ICO Warns Businesses on the Threat of Online Attacks


  • CNIL Warns Against Use of Licence Plate Recognition Devices
  • Orange Sanctioned by CNIL over Security and Confidentiality Breaches


  • FTC Consults on Proposed Verifiable Parental Consent Method under COPPA

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Stéphanie Faber