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UPDATE: The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has issued its highest ever fine against a company for a breach of rules on unsolicited marketing. 30 Sep 2015
FOCUS: A study carried out earlier this year offers some useful insight into the expectations consumers have of how their telematics data might be used. 30 Sep 2015
This guide was last updated on 24th November 2009 and concerns a new law for the European Union.
The APEC Privacy Framework has been put forward as a foundation on which to build a global privacy framework. The lack of detail in the Framework makes it a shaky foundation that risks creating national privacy laws and rules that would be inconsistent...
This guide is based on UK law. It was last updated in June 2011.
The law protects people's right to privacy in a number of ways.
The idea that the development of the so-called 'internet of things' (IoT) will falter unless privacy and security issues are dealt with is "false", a leading privacy researcher has said. 29 Sep 2015
The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) has warned against unjustified collection of air passenger data leading to a "surveillance society" under the proposed directive on Passenger Name Records within the EU. 25 Sep 2015
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