Weekly Data Privacy Alert – 24 November 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, Germany, the US and Australia.

    UK

    • Pharmacist Fined for Spying on the Medical Records of Family and Friends
    • Health Board Ordered to Improve Privacy Processes after Data Breaches
    • ICO Blog Post – Is Someone Watching You Right Now?
    • Care Quality Commission Guidance on the Use of Cameras to Monitor Care Standards
    • ICO Guidance on Enforced Subject Access Requests

    Germany

    • Draft Law: Greens Want to Protect Whistleblowers
    • 88th Conference of German Privacy Watchdogs Presents Its Resolutions

    US

    • Federal Court Orders Data Brokers to Protect Exposed Information and Notify Customers
    • FCC Hits Carriers with Largest Fine for Privacy Violations
    • Key Federal Trade Commission v. Wyndham Data Security Case Goes to Mediation

    Australia

    • OAIC Publishes Privacy Action Policy
    • OAIC Consults on Regulatory Action Guide