Data protection news update — Europe

In this briefing, Taylor Wessing focuses on European data protection news and updates.

The European Commission has published a number of documents dealing with the issue of restoring trust in EU-US data flows in the wake of the allegations about US intelligence collection programmes.

Other updates include: private investigators convicted of unlawfully obtaining personal information; Luxembourg regulator finds no breach of data protection law by Skype and Hotmail; ICO warns that temporary workers require data protection training; Upper Tribunal rejects appeal against MPN; and European Central Bank consultation on recommendation for security of mobile payments…

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