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Google DeepMind trial failed to comply with data protection law

On 3 July 2017 the Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO“) determined that the Royal Free NHS Foundation Trust (the “Trust“) had breached the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “Act”) when it provided patient details to Google’s DeepMind. The Trust provided personal … Continue reading

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All TalkTalk, no action? UK Information Commissioner issues record fine of £400,000 for TalkTalk’s cyber security breach

The fine was the consequence of a cyber security breach in October 2015, which led to the theft of personal data of almost 157,000 customers, including the bank account number and sort code details of nearly 16,000 customers.

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Save the data: EU General Data Protection Regulation to apply from 25 May 2018

The EU General Data Protection Regulation has finally been approved and published in the Official Journal. The countdown to its application date of 25 May 2018 has therefore begun. The European Commission published its first draft of the EU General … Continue reading

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