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Regulatory developments in 2014

  • Taylor Wessing
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • November 10 2014

Despite the lack of a new Regulation, it's been a busy year for privacy developments, both within the UK and at an EU level. In this article, we

Consultation on lowering the fines threshold for nuisance calls

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 31 2014

The Government has launched a consultation on making it easier for the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) to fine organisations responsible for

ICO supports Government nuisance calls proposals

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 31 2014

In a new blog post, the ICO has discussed the key benefits it thinks will result if the Government's proposal to lower the fines threshold for

ICO issues monetary penalty for nuisance calls

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 6 2014

The ICO has issued a monetary penalty of £70,000 to a company responsible for making nuisance payment protection insurance (PPI) claims calls. Despite

Communications & Media e-bulletin September 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • September 30 2014

A High Level Group on future use of the UHF band (470-790 MHz) has reported back to the European Commission. After the group failed to reach

New ICO smartphone guidance

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 22 2014

The ICO, in conjunction with Ofcom, PhonePayPlus, the OFT Competition and Markets Authority and the Financial Conduct Authority, has published two

Update on data retention

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 22 2014

In July, we reported on the controversial move by the UK Government to pass the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act 2014 ('DRIP Act'). This

Technology newsletter - September edition - Court news - who is suing who and why

  • Rouse Legal
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 15 2014

Amazon has been sued by Freesat, the free-to-air digital satellite television Joint Venture between the BBC and ITV. This case is surprisingly

Communications & media e-bulletin

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • August 19 2014

In the wake of the European ruling on the Data Retention Directive in April this year, the UK Government has passed emergency Data Retention and

Emergency UK legislation expands government powers to retain and intercept data

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 18 2014

On July 17th, the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act ("DRIP") came into effect in the United Kingdom reinstating the Government's powers to