Weekly Data Privacy Alert - 27 October 2014

    October 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 UK, EU, US and Global news.

    UK

    • ICO Active in Establishing New Commonwealth Network of Privacy Regulators
    • ICO Discusses New Co-Operation Framework in Blog Post
    • Call for Journalists to Have New Public Interest Defence to Allegations of Data Breaches
    • IFB Expansion to Combat Insurance Fraud Industry Wide

    EU

    • Process Begins to Appoint New EU Data Protection Supervisor

    US

    • Obama Administration Addresses Financial Cybersecurity
    • US District Court Rejects Claims that Mobile Phone IDs Constitute Personal Information
    • FTC Stresses Privacy and Data Security Obligations of Broadband Providers
    • California Toughens its Data Breach Law
    • SIFMA Publishes New Cybersecurity Principles

    GLOBAL

    • Data from the “Internet of Things” is Personal Data