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Radar: Technology & Communications Update - January 2017

Radar wishes you a Happy New Year. This month, we look at what to expect in technology, communications and data protection in 2017. We also look at the newly issued guidance on the General Data Protection Regulation from the Article 29 Working Party, the draft ePrivacy Regulation, and at an interesting case on consequential loss.

Coming up in 2017…

2016 may have shown us the danger in making predictions but we look ahead at what to expect in terms of legislative developments in technology and communications in 2017.

Draft ePrivacy Regulation

The Commission has published a draft Regulation to replace the ePrivacy Directive.

Article 29 Working Party guidance on GDPR

The Article 29 Working Party has published guidance on Data Protection Officers, the data portability right and on identifying a lead Supervisory Authority for the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation.

Consequential loss – what does this exclude?

The courts continue to look at the meaning of “consequential loss” in limitation of liability clauses and at whether the traditional legal meaning or the ordinary language meaning should apply.

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