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TMT Info Law Adviser Newsletter – March 2014

Published On: 10 March 2014

Welcome to our Inaugural Newsletter!

We are pleased to introduce our inaugural TMT Info Law Adviser Newsletter. This is a monthly review of information law updates and industry related news specific to the Telecoms, Media and Technology sector which we hope will be a valuable resource for your organisation.

This has been produced for you by our specialist TMT Information Law Team who understand the increasingly challenging and rapidly evolving environment you operate in and recognise the broad spectrum of legal and governance issues you face. Section 1 provides an overview of both legal and industry specific developments in the UK, section 2 provides an update on the legal and regulatory developments in relation to the EU Data Protection Regulation, and section 3 provides a brief insight into key data protection updates from the rest of the globe.

Should you have anything in particular which you would like us to include in future editions or would like further information, please contact a member of our team. In the meantime, keep a look out for our next issue in April!


Click the below headings to read more on each of the developments:

  • ICO fines the Department of Justice Northern Ireland;
  • ICO begins consultation on data protection and journalism guidance;
  • Wifi virus latest threat to future IT security;
  • Kick-starter crowd funding website hacked;
  • Apple issues fix to reported OS X security hole;
  • Court of Appeal rules that a person's name is personal data;
  • Barclays Bank under scrutiny after alleged data breach;
  • Christopher Graham reappointed as Information Commissioner and ICO data practitioner's conference 3 March 2014;
  • ICO publishes privacy impact assessment code of practice;
  • European Central Bank produces an assessment guide on the security of internet payment.

EU Regulation

Click the below heading to read more on each of the developments:

  • Greek Presidency Issues Progress Report and Four Notes On EU Data Protection Regulation.

Rest of the World

Click the below heading to read more on each of the developments:

  • Facebook must comply with German data protection laws;
  • Consumer Rights Organisations to be able to bring direct action against businesses for breach of data protection law;
  • Spanish Data Protection Authority issues first European fines for breach of cookie rules.