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Ofcom publishes plan to support the Internet of Things

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 18 2015

In January, Ofcom, the UK telecommunications regulator, published its Statement on 'Promoting investment and innovation in the Internet of Things'

Information Commissioner renews call for a change in the law governing nuisance calls and texts

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 16 2015

The Information Commissioner, who is responsible for regulating nuisance marketing calls and spam text messages, has renewed his call for a change in

The Internet of Things what’s next?

  • DLA Piper LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 2 2015

"There are already over 40 million devices connected via the Internet of Things in the United Kingdom alone. This is forecast to grow more than

Cold calling? The ICO has your number with record fines

  • MacRoberts LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 22 2014

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has handed a £90,000 fine to a boiler company for persistent nuisance calling and targeting vulnerable

Apps

  • Taylor Wessing
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 11 2014

In January, we reported on the Information Commissioner's (ICO's) guidance on privacy in mobile apps for app developers together with recommendations

Government seeks to expand scope of data retention laws under new counter-terrorism bill

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 9 2014

A new Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill (the "Bill") was introduced to the House of Commons on 26 November 2011 that will, among other things

Ofcom releases network security guidance

  • Eversheds LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 9 2014

On 8 August 2014, Ofcom published new guidance on how communication service and network providers should comply with the security measures brought

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
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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