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Issue 1, 2018

News: Meltdown and Spectre: no computer is safe

Legislation & Case Law Update: UK Government updates Investigatory Powers Regulations 2018

Consultation: ICO seeks feedback on recommendations for children and GDPR online

Issue 11, 2017

News: Facebook: the new home of fake goods?

Legislation & Case Law Update: Class action lawsuit targets Google for unlawful personal data collection

Consultation: Investigatory Powers Act: UK Government consults on proposed response to the European Court of Justice ruling

Issue 10, 2017

News: High Court dominated by football and music rights claims

Legislation & Case Law Update: Data Protection Bill gets second reading in House of Lords and reaches Committee stage

Consultation: EU launches public consultation on fake news and online disinformation

Issue 9, 2017

News: Cloud Industry Forum attains EU Cloud code of Conduct Supporter Status

Legislation & Case Law Update: EU Directive on copyright in the Digital Single Market gets closer to approval & Sci-Hub faces hefty fine and ISP block in the US

Consultation: EU launches public consultation on the availability of Public Sector data

Issue 8, 2017

News: UK and EU prepare for Brexit data protection showdown

Case Law Update: ECJ to rule on legality of the UK’s mass digital surveillance powers

Consultation: Annual review of the Privacy Shield agreement underway

Issue 7, 2017

News: DEXEU position papers and more Brexit controversy

Case Law Update: High Court grants FA Premier League further injunction to block streaming websites

Consultation: Consultation on Government’s plans to implement the Security of Network and Information Systems Directive (NIS Directive)

August 2017

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Issue 6, 2017

News: The Gig Economy – Innovation but at what cost?

Case Law Update: Google fined record breaking €2.42 billion euros by European Commission for competition breaches

Consultation: Ofcom Review of Security Guidance