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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


ICO to launch review of children’s websites and apps
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • May 18 2015

The ICO has announced that it will review websites and apps used by children as part of an international project examining privacy issues concerning


Damages for data protection breaches in the UK has the Court of Appeal opened the floodgates?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • April 3 2015

The Court of Appeal has issued a judgment that could make it much easier for individuals who are adversely affected by breaches of data protection


Court of Appeal rules that there is no requirement for pecuniary loss to claim for damages under the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA)
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • March 31 2015

Google has lost a Court of Appeal bid to prevent consumers having the right to claim damages under DPA. In the case, three individuals complained


Government releases report on cyber security insurance
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • March 31 2015

The Government has published a report, "UK cyber security: the role of insurance in managing and mitigating the risk", which evaluates how insurance


Government announces investment in Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • March 23 2015

The Government has published its 2015 Budget, which includes a commitment to provide further strategic science and innovation investments, with the