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International Data Protection:

Ashley Madison site used a fabricated security trustmark

United Kingdom Data Protection:

Lessons to be learned at Cambridgeshire County Council

United Kingdom Freedom of Information:

Justice Committee recommendation would ‘seriously undermine FOI Act’

  • Includes: German privacy law can catch overseas businesses unaware; Will Canada stay an ‘adequate’ jurisdiction under the EU GDPR?; Can data protection be combined with competition law?
  • EU Data Protection Regulation:
    Time to get organised in the UK - or the Great Escape?
    28th September - Birmingham

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  • Includes: RNLI to sink or float with opt-in policy; ICO continues GDPR preparations; Parliament urges annual reporting to ICO on cyber issues
  • EU Data Protection Regulation:
    Time to get organised in the UK - or the Great Escape?
    28th September - Birmingham


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