Weekly Data Privacy Alert - 27 February 2017

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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 EU, France, Germany, the UK and the US.

    EU

    • MEPs Vote to Increase the Protection of Data Collected at EU Borders

    France

    • French Data Protection Authority Launches RFP for a Privacy Impact Assessment Tool
    • French Data Protection Authority Launches Consultation
    • Conseil d’Etat Requests Preliminary Ruling from CJEU on Right to be Forgotten

    Germany

    • European Commissioners for Freedom of Information Issue Common Resolution in Berlin
    • Berlin Data Protection Commissioner Offers Extra Consulting Hours for Start-Ups
    • Data Protection Authorities Call for Enhanced Privacy in Amending the Identity Card Act

    UK

    • ICO Releases Guidance for Consent in the GDPR
    • ICO Fines Credit Broker for Sending More Than Five Million Unlawful Text Messages

    US

    • FCC Stays Implementation of Data Security Requirements for Telecommunications Carriers, Including Internet Service Providers