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Frequently asked questions on the Advocate General's opinion on the US-EU Safe Harbor program
  • Baker McKenzie
  • European Union, USA
  • September 25 2015

The Advocate General for the European Court of Justice has just issued a much anticipated, non-binding opinion regarding the EUUS Safe Harbor


New consultation on CCTV code
  • Baker McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • June 21 2011

The Home Office has launched a consultation on how to regulate the use of Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) and Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) technology


Final Code of Practice for assessment notices published by Information Commissioner
  • Baker McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • September 6 2010

The Information Commissioner's Office has recently published the final Code of Practice which details how the Information Commissioner will use his right to serve assessment notices for compulsory audits on certain data controllers under the new powers provided for by the Coroners and Justice Act 2009


ICO publishes guidance on direct marketing
  • Baker McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • October 14 2013

The Information Commissioners Office (ICO) has published new guidance on direct marketing, explaining how the activity in its various forms is


Amended EU rules on personal data breach notification take effect
  • Baker McKenzie
  • European Union
  • October 14 2013

European Commission Regulation 6112013 on the measures applicable to the notification of personal data breaches under the E-Privacy Directive


European Commission refers UK to ECJ over privacy and personal data protection
  • Baker McKenzie
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 6 2011

The European Commission (Commission) has decided to refer the UK to the EU's Court of Justice (ECJ) for not fully implementing rules on the confidentiality of electronic communications


Telecommunications company required to block users' access to infringing website
  • Baker McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • October 3 2011

In the first legal action of its kind in the UK, a group of film-producers (the Studios) has obtained an injunction which requires the UK's largest internet services provider (ISP), BT, to cut off its customers' access to Newzbin, an offshore-hosted website with links to pirated music and films


Ofcom consults on internet traffic management and net neutrality
  • Baker McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • September 14 2010

Ofcom has issued a consultation on net neutrality and traffic management


Results of consultation on online privacy code published
  • Baker McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • July 22 2010

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has published the results of the online consultation on the new draft code of practice which will provide a practical and common sense approach to protecting individuals' privacy online


Extension of compulsory audit powers required to enhance data protection
  • Baker McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • January 12 2012

In a speech at the 10th annual data protection conference in October, Christopher Graham (the Information Commissioner) urged that the Information Commissioner's Office (the ICO) receives new powers to conduct compulsory data protection audits