Weekly Data Privacy Alert 16 March 2015

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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 Germany, the UK and the US.


    • Controversy on Implementation of the Cookie Directive Revived
    • District Court: Dashcam Recordings Non-Admissible as Evidence in Civil Procedure

    United Kingdom

    • Parliamentary Committee Publishes its Report, “Privacy and Security: A Modern and Transparent Legal Framework” Following an Inquiry into the UK’s Intelligence and Security Agencies
    • House of Lords EU Committee Publishes Report on the Use of Drones in the EU
    • MPs Call for UK Strategy to Deliver Benefits of Technological Changes in Transport Sector
    • New Report Warns Government Over Failure to PROVIDE GUIDELINES on Use of Biometric Data
    • ICO Raids Call Centre in Relation to Nuisance Calls
  • United States
    • Federal Trade Commission Signs Privacy Memorandum of Understanding with Dutch Agency