May 2012

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Cookies, Consent, and Compliance in the UK

The EU’s 2009 e-Privacy (“Cookie”) Directive is spreading across member states. To date, twenty out of twenty-seven member states have implemented some form of the cookie law. One of the countries currently grappling with cookie law is the UK with its Privacy and Electronic Communication Regulations (PECR), which were amended in 2011 and came into […]

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EU Data Protection Reform: Draft Calendar

Green MEP  Jan Philipp Albrecht has released a draft calendar of action points for the EU Data Protection Reform. Mr. Albrecht, the  European Parliament Rapporteur assigned to the Data Protection Reform,  released the draft calendar ahead of next week’s Workshop on the Proposed Data Protection Regulation to be held by the Civil Liberties, Justice and […]

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A code of conduct for apps

Washington is looking into three key issues with smartphone applications: protecting privacy, location tracking, and mobile wallet safety. Click here to read the Politico article.