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Information Law weekly highlights—8 February 2018

Published on: 08 February 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Information Law weekly highlights—8 February 2018
  • In this issue:
  • Data protection
  • GDPR will ensure a ‘social licence to innovate with data’
  • £300,000 fine for company that made 8.7 million nuisance calls
  • Government Procurement Policy Note issued to assist UK public sector in complying with the GDPR
  • Cybersecurity
  • New government plans to review online safety
  • May highlights need to tackle online abuse during women's vote centenary speech
  • Cybercriminal network and hacking tool eradicated by UK and Europol
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Information Law highlights includes a speech by the Information Commissioner on preparation for the GDPR, government plans for a review of current legislation on offensive online communications and a look at the new regime for the retention of and access to communications data under the Investigatory Powers Act 2016 and the draft Investigatory Powers (Interception by Businesses etc for Monitoring and Record-keeping Purposes) Regulations 2018. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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