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Information Law weekly highlights—19 October 2017

Information Law weekly highlights—19 October 2017
Published on: 19 October 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Information Law weekly highlights—19 October 2017
  • In this issue:
  • Data protection
  • The implications for data protection, cybersecurity and privacy lawyers of the Digital Economy Act 2017
  • A reminder of the effectiveness of Section 10 of the Data Protection Act 1998 and the law of malicious falsehood (Al-Ko Kober v Balvinder Sambhi (trading as Torquebars))
  • Privacy Shield working as intended but ‘implementation could be improved’
  • Telephone service will help small businesses prepare for new data protection laws
  • Article 29 Working Party updates guidance on data protection impact assessments
  • Guidelines issued on data breach notification and automated decision-making under GDPR
  • Inability to identify internet subscribers from IP addresses causes ‘public safety gap’
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of the Information Law highlights includes an analysis on the implications for data protection, cybersecurity and privacy of the Digital Economy Act 2017; an update on the first annual review of the EU-US Privacy Shield and new guidelines published by the Article 29 Working Party on breach notification under the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679, (the GDPR) and on automated decision-making and profiling for the purposes of the GDPR. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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