Weekly Data Privacy Alert - 22 September 2014

    September 2014

    The Squire Patton Boggs Data Protection & Cyber Security team is pleased to share with you a weekly alert on data privacy issues. This week’s alert covers news from the UK, EU and the US.

    United Kingdom

    • Awards Available from £4 Million Fund for Best Ideas on Tackling Cyber-Crime
    • New ICO Smartphone Guidance
    • Substantial Award of Compensation for DPA Breaches
    • ICO Updates Model Publication Scheme Guidance


    • New EU Commissioners Tasked with Swift Progress on Data Reforms
    • Article 29 Working Party Statement on Data Retention Directive Ruling
    • MEPs Call for Improved Data Protection to Promote Single Digital Market


    • Settlements with FTC Over Allegations of COPPA Breaches
    • US Confirms Defence Systems Successfully Hacked by Chinese Government