Please click here to read the latest data privacy alert from the Squire Patton Boggs Data Protection & Cyber Security team.  This week, the alert covers news from the UK, Germany, the US and Australia, including:


  • Pharmacist fined for spying on the medical records of family and friends
  • Health Board ordered to improve privacy processes after data breaches
  • ICO Blog Post – Is Someone Watching You Right Now?
  • Care Quality Commission guidance on the use of cameras to monitor care standards
  • ICO guidance on enforced subject access requests


  • Draft law: Greens want to protect whistleblowers
  • 88th conference of German privacy watchdogs presents its resolutions


  • Federal Court orders data brokers to protect exposed information and notify customers
  • FCC hits carriers with largest fine for privacy violations
  • Key Federal Trade Commission v. Wyndham data security case goes to mediation


  • OAIC publishes privacy action policy
  • OAIC consults on regulatory action guide

For more information on any of these items, or data privacy issues generally, please feel free to call any of the following individuals:

Annette Demmel (Berlin)