Data Protection Update — June 2013

Welcome to the June edition of Stephenson Harwood’s Data Protection Update, a monthly bulletin on key developments in data protection law.

This edition reports on the continuing saga of the EU DP Regulation where the prospect of a new law being passed before EU elections next May looks even more unlikely. The firm also looks into the OFT report on personalised pricing as it seeks further transparency around data collection and exploitation. In what has been a busy month for the ICO, Stephenson Harwood also comments on the monetary penalty the ICO has issued to Glasgow City Council and the penalty notices it has issued for cold calling. Lastly, the firm revisits the plight of Google and the concerted action being taken against the internet giant by the EU DP Regulators…

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