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ICO raises awareness of the privacy implications of the Internet of Things

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • September 1 2014

In a blog post, the ICO has warned about the data protection implications of 'The Internet of Things' (network connected objects, such as household

ICO warning to businesses on the threat of online attacks

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • September 1 2014

The ICO has warned businesses that they must have adequate IT security procedures in place to withstand a targeted online attack. The warning came as

ICO spam text raid and investigation

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • August 26 2014

The ICO has raided a claims management call centre following an allegation that it was involved in the sending of up to six million spam texts

Hot topics in intellectual property and technology - UK summer 2014

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • -
  • August 22 2014

On 13 June 2014, the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 came into force, implementing the EU

House of Lords committee criticises right to be forgotten ruling

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • -
  • August 4 2014

The House of Lords EU Home Affairs, Health and Education Sub-Com- mittee has said that the Court of Justice of the European Union's recent "right to

ICO serves £150,000 monetary penalty notice

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 28 2014

The ICO has imposed a monetary penalty of £150,000 on an online travel services company for serious breaches of the Data Protection Act. The

IP&T hot topics - UK & Europe

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 4 2014

The legal challenges faced by businesses are constantly evolving. The law often changes at a rapid pace to keep up with the evolution of global

Cookies in the UK: food for thought as ICO’s deadline sweetener nears end

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 16 2012

Are you a UK based business with a website or is your website accessible in and targeted to the UK?

New cookies rules now in force!

  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • August 8 2011

The UK implemented the revised “Cookies” Directive (200258EC) earlier this year with the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Amendment Regulations 2011

“One of our employees has posted a comment on his Facebook site saying that if he was a potential customer he wouldn’t touch us with a bargepole. What can we do?”

  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 28 2011

This is just the latest in a line of queries we have received from clients recently concerning employees who have perhaps lost sight of the difference between social media posts and a real conversation in their remarks about their company, boss or colleagues