Top 10 Privacy Headlines from UK
The UK Supreme Court has decided to refer fundamental questions about the operation of the internet and copyright to the Court of Justice of the European Union.
Businesses are faced with managing two strands of social media-related risks ,the online persona of the business itself and the use of social media by the employees of the business, and the potential for reputational damage is limitless.
The new Disclosure and Barring Service has now become operational.
A US district court in New York has recently ruled that ReDigi, the operator of an online marketplace for pre-owned music downloads, is liable for copyright infringement. In a decision earlier this month, a US district court in New York has ruled that ReDigi, the operator of an online marketplace for pre-owned music downloads, is liable for copyright infringement.
Even if we cannot measure the size of big data, we must still find a way to apportion specific and realistic responsibilities for its exploitation.
The UK Office of Fair Trading has recently announced that it was launching an investigation into whether some "free" web and app-based games that encourage in-app purchases may violate laws protecting consumers from unfair trading practices, especially when aimed at children.
In today's society, it is the rare attorney who puts in a long day at the office and goes home, leaving all further work to be resumed the next morning.
Where Apps on smart devices involve the use of personal data, the Data Protection Directive 1995 (95/46/EC) and the ePrivacy Directive (2202/58/EC) as revised by (2009/136/EC) will apply to apps used in the EEA.
A number of publications including the Financial Times, have described how US lobbyists, many working for large technology companies such as Facebook and Google, have been seeking to curb the territorial extent of the proposed EU data protection reforms.
The United Kingdom implemented the European Union Directive 95/46/EC in March 2000 with the Data Protection Act 1998.