Weekly Data Privacy Alert - 20 July 2015

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    The Squire Patton Boggs Data Protection & Cybersecurity team is pleased to share with you a weekly alert on data privacy issues. This week’s alert covers news from Australia, the EU, Russia, UK and the US.  

    Australia
    • Office of the Australian Information Commissioner Releases Guide to Privacy Regulatory Action
    EU
    • Article 29 Working Party Opinion on the Draft Data Protection Regulation
    • Draft EU Rules Approved Concerning the Passenger Name Record Data of People Flying to or From the EU
    Russia
    • Russian Parliament Approves “Right to be Forgotten” in Search Engines
    UK
    • Internet of Things Launches a £10 million Competition for UK Cities
    • Independent Surveillance Review Publishes "A Democratic Licence to Operate"
    • MPs Win Surveillance Powers Legal Challenge
    US
    • The Federal Trade Commission Releases "Start with Security: A Guide for Business"
    Squire Patton Boggs News
    • Opinion Piece by Andreas Fillmann: The Digital Single Market: Privacy and Security to be Observed 
    • Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Conference – Data in a Global Marketplace – Minimising Risks, Maximising Opportunities