Please click here to read the latest data privacy alert from Squire Patton Boggs Data Protection & Cyber Security team.  This week’s alert covers news from the EU, France, Germany, the UK and the United Nations.


  • Head of EU Data Protection Says Trading Privacy for Security is a “False Fad”
  • EDRi Asks European Commission to Examine Data Retention Laws in the EU


  • Intelligence Bill Adopted by the French National Assembly
  • French Data Protection Authority Issues Report on Cookie Inspections


  • New Digital Health Laws Passed by German Law Makers
  • Resolutions of the 30th Conference of German Commissioners for Freedom of Information


  • Ofcom Publishes Data Privacy Report for Internet of Things (IoT) Strategy


  • United Nations Nominate Joseph Cannataci as Special Rapporteur on the Right to Privacy

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 

Stéphanie Faber