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The EU Council’s Conclusions On Revising EU Data Protection Law — Why Did They Bother?
The super tanker that is the European Union legislative process is currently trying to turn itself round with a view to revising data protection law. The current Data Protection Directive (95/46/EC) dates back to 1995. It was, of course, prepared much earlier and reflects the state of technology in ...
School photographs, data protection and common sense
In the run up to Christmas the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has issued a press release confirming that the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) does not prevent family and friends from taking photographs at school concerts or plays. While this might seem a statement of the blindingly obvious, ...
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This blog features regular postings on developments in UK privacy law written by specialist lawyers at RPC. The postings are intended to keep RPC's Privacy Law Handbook (see below) as up-to-date as possible and while postings do refer readers to relevant sections of the book, we hope and intend that the blog will also be a useful source of current information to those without access to the book.