Weekly Data Privacy Alert - 6 October 2014

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    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 around the globe.

    UK

    • Security Updates Should be Applied to Avoid the Effects of Shellshock
    • ICO Issues Monetary Penalty for Nuisance Calls
    • New Data Guidance for Claims Management Industry
    • President of Supreme Court Calls for New Law on Internet Privacy
    • Help Given to Charities to Manage Cyber-Security

    EU

    • Safe Harbor to Remain – At Least for Now
    • WP29 Opinion on the IoT
    • WP29 Provides Privacy Guidelines to Google

    Germany

    • New Guidelines on ‘No Spy Decree’

    US

    • DOE Consults on Smart Grid Privacy Code of Conduct

    Canada

    • Landmark Ruling on Right to Sue for Invasion of Privacy Awaited