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Data protection breach: France bring forward increase in fines

It appears France have decided they cannot wait until the GDPR comes in to force in 2018 to impose fines of up to 4% of global revenue for a serious data protection breach.

EU-US Privacy Shield update. What does Privacy Shield mean for my business?

http://politi.co/1Q6T2QtThe new data transfer era has a brand name, political will, and some important new US legislation (Judicial Redress), but that's about it for substance!

Meet the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

The new EU-wide data protection laws have finally been agreed. In the UK we will now be saying goodbye to the Data Protection Act 1998 and 'welcoming' in the new EU Regulations (GDPR)

Harnessing Customer Data Is the Future...

Join me and a great group of speakers at Tower Bridge next week to talk about harnessing the power of personalisation without breaching privacy laws and privacy bubbles!http://bit.ly/1RTDLWh

Website Copyright Breach Leads to £6,300 Fine

Heads-up for Marketers and web agencies. If you borrow someone elses images without their permission, the fines can grow quickly, particularly when the law takes in to account additional damages which can far outweigh any compensatory damages.

 

Safe Harbor: choices and solutions.

Safe Harbor: Storm in a teacup OR tropical revolving storm!

New OFCOM rules, major impact on UK marketers

From July 1st 2015 rules for 08, 09 and 118 services are changing under the banner "UK Calling"

The password is dead, now what?

I read this morning that hacktivist group Anonymous, under its Operation Italy(#OpItaly) banner claims to have stolen 1TB of data, including unencrypted passwords, from Italy's Expo 2015 ticket provider Best Union.

Welsh Police £160k Data Breach - 'no brainer'

This week the ICO has fined the Welsh Police for losing a video recording which formed part of the evidence in a sexual abuse case. Despite the DVDs containing a graphic and disturbing account, the discs were unencrypted and left in a desk drawer. 

Class action lawsuit for online behavioural advertising practices!

It is complex and it's not just about OBA, cookies and advertising. As with the recent Vidal-Hall Vs Google case, there's clearly a growing sentiment that "enough is enough", you can't make vast sums of money trading personal data when you never asked permission in the first case.