Data and Information E-Alerts — 30 May 2013
Addleshaw Goddard has released its Data and Information E-Alert dated 30 May 2013.
This weekly round-up of data issues includes: ICO — tackling spam texts and calls; UK government information economy strategy — a call for views and evidence: summary of responses; Supreme Court to hear appeal from Court of Appeal decision on criminal records; new EU data law could end up weaker than old one — Jan Albrecht; EDPS ‘smart, sustainable, inclusive Europe’: only with stronger and more effective data protection; Article 29 working party — European data protection authorities argue for clear limits to profiling — further input to the data protection reform discussions; Neelie Kroes: the economic and social benefits of big data; and SeCure.
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