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NTT Communications buys majority of e-shelter to expand presence in Europe

NTT Communications (NTT Com) has acquired most of German data centre operator e-shelter, making it the third biggest data centre operator in Europe. 03 Mar 2015

EU privacy watchdog seeks to future-proof data protection reform package

EU legislators can future-proof new data protection laws against major technological advances by ensuring that they are not too prescriptive, an EU privacy watchdog has said.  03 Mar 2015

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Enforced subject access requests prohibited from 10 March

Companies will be banned from forcing individuals to request the disclosure of their personal information by third parties and requiring the individuals to share that information with them. The ban on enforced subject access requests will come into force in... 26 Feb 2015

Breach of payment card data security standard leads to £175,000 ICO fine for insurer

An online travel insurance company that stored sensitive payment card details in breach of payment card industry data security requirements has been fined £175,000 by the UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) after the data was stolen by hackers. 26 Feb 2015

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Ideas, techniques and know-how can lie at the heart of a business. Pinsent Masons' international intellectual property team is dedicated to helping you to protect those intangible valuables that help you to stand out from your competitors.

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