Weekly Data Privacy Alert - 19 September 2016

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    Our Data Privacy & Cybersecurity team is pleased to share with you a weekly alert on data privacy issues. This week's alert covers news from the UK, Germany and the US. 

    UK

    • Brexit Continues to Cast Shadows Over UK Future
    • ICO Fines Two Companies a Total of £100,000
    • Information Rights Tribunal Reasserts Importance of Communicating Breaches to the ICO
    Germany
    • Bavarian Data Protection Authority Releases App Inspection Catalogue
    • Federal Ministry of the Interior Considers Extending Data Retention to Messenger Services
    • Voßhoff Criticizes Ministers of the Interior for Plans to Extend Data Retention
    • Berlin Data Protection Commissioner Criticizes State Use of “Silent SMS“
    US
    • State AGs Weigh in on FCC’s Proposed Rule