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Mandatory communications data retention lives on in the UK

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 22 2014

At breakneck speed and amidst considerable controversy the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act 2014 (DRIPA) became law in the UK on Thursday

New information sharing powers for Ofcom

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 21 2014

New legislation has given Ofcom the power to share information on nuisance calls with other regulatory bodies, including the ICO. The Communications

UK government announces emergency data retention law

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 15 2014

On July 10, 2014, the UK government announced plans to introduce emergency data retention rules, publishing the Data Retention and Investigatory

ICO issues enforcement order to nuisance caller - marketers beware

  • MacRoberts LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 11 2014

Following recent action taken by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) marketing firms are advised to remain vigilant in relation to unwanted

Global data & privacy update - 10.07.2014

  • Clyde & Co LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, United Kingdom
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  • July 10 2014

David Cameron and Nick Clegg are giving a news conference on emergency legislation, which is being introduced next week, to force phone and internet

Fraudulent use of a service by hackers a lesson for service providers

  • DLA Piper LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 16 2014

A recent case contains some salutary lessons for service providers concerning liability for fraudulent use of their services. It appears that unless

Global data & privacy update - 12.06.14

  • Clyde & Co LLP
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  • South Africa, United Kingdom, USA
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  • June 12 2014

Vodafone has released its first Transparency Report on the requests it receives from governments and law enforcement bodies for user data. This marks

'Nuisance' calls: government launches action plan

  • Bond Dickinson LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 20 2014

Nuisance Calls Action Plan shows that the government wants to strengthen the regulatory environment for direct marketing by enabling regulators to

New data protection guidance for app developers

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 20 2014

The ICO has launched its new guidance for app developers to help combat the public's perception that personal information collected through apps is

Concept Spring 2014

  • Burges Salmon LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 6 2014

A new tool has been launched to strengthen the ties between IP owners and police and customs agencies. The aim is to make it easier for the