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Much ado about nothing in EU decision on workplace email monitoring
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Romania, United Kingdom
  • January 14 2016

"Private Messages at Work can be Read by EU Employers" blared the BBC online yesterday in the sort of alarmist over-simplification normally best left


Chancellor’s cyber protection plan announced
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • November 25 2015

The Chancellor has announced that the Government will prioritise cybersecurity during the upcoming Spending Review. The Chancellor stated that he


Culture, Media and Sport Committee inquiry launched
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • November 9 2015

The Culture, Media and Sport Committee has launched an inquiry into the protection of personal data online. The inquiry has arisen as a result of the


Businesses are only required to consider the “immediate context” of data to determine whether it is personal or sensitive personal data
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • September 7 2015

The UK Upper Rights Tribunal has ruled that organisations do not need to search the Internet in order to determine whether the data is personal or


ICO orders removal of Google search results
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • August 31 2015

The ICO has ordered Google Inc. to remove nine search results following their ruling that these results were no longer relevant to the individual


Google granted permission to appeal in Vidal-Hall
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • August 10 2015

The Supreme Court has granted permission to Google to appeal a decision made by the Court of Appeal in relation to a dispute over user information


Hackers leak data stolen from infidelity website
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • July 27 2015

On 20 July, hackers stole data from Ashley Madison, an infidelity website, and are threatening to make personal details of subscribers publicly


Ofcom publishes data privacy report for Internet of Things (IoT) strategy
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • July 13 2015

UK regulator Ofcom has published an independent report from WIK- Consult on personal data and privacy. The report was commissioned to examine the


A report commissioned by Ofcom considers the impact of the Internet of Things on personal data and privacy
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • June 22 2015

An independent report on personal data and privacy looks at the role of informed consent in privacy law, the role of informed consent in practice and


Bettys & Taylors of harrogate lose 122,000 customer records in data breach
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • May 25 2015

On 8 May 2015, the database of Bettys & Taylors' (Bettys), a company which provides specialty cakes, chocolate, sweets, tea and coffee through their