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, EU and around the globe.


  • Improvements and Failings in Freedom of Information Act Responses
  • New Financial Crime Data Portal to be Launched
  • Developments in Data Use for Credit Referencing


  • Common Tool-box for Dealing with Right to be Forgotten Complaints
  • European Commission Publishes Right to be Forgotten “Mythbuster”
  • Member States Urged to Adopt Strong Data Protection Framework by 2015


  • Dashboard Recording Incompatible with Right to Privacy
  • IP Addresses = Personal Data? European Court May Have to Decide


  • New Survey on Data Laws and Procedures Across the Globe


  • Charges Brought Under New PDPA for Telesales Offences


  • New Privacy Law in State of Victoria