Weekly Data Privacy Alert - 8 December 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, Italy, Germany and the US.

    UK

    • New ICO Guidance on the Use of Drones

    EU

    • European Commission’s View on Regulating the Use of Drones in Europe
    • Article 29 Working Party Issues Opinion on Device Fingerprinting
    • Giovanni Buttarelli the Next European Data Protection Supervisor

    Italy

    • Italian Data Protection Authority Releases New Rules Regulating the Use of Biometrics

    Germany

    • Privacy Watchdogs Criticize Anti-Doping Draft Law
    • Federal Social Court: Electronic Health Card May Contain Chip and Photo
    • Study: Scoring Still Breaches Consumer Rights and Privacy
    • Consumer Association Reviews Draft Law on IT Security

    US

    • Settlement Reached with Hospital Over Allegations of Data Security Breach