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IT & Internet

December 19 2017
Khurram Shamsee Subject access requests under GDPR: much ado about nothing?

United Kingdom - DAC Beachcroft

The extent to which the data subject access request (DSAR) regime will change under the EU General Data Protection Regulation and how this will affect employers is becoming clear. For example, the fee for responding to a DSAR will be abolished and the deadline for compliance will be reduced. While there will be some practical differences, an employer that has appropriate systems and procedures in place to deal with DSARs under the existing regime will not need to radically rethink its approach.

Authors: Khurram Shamsee, Nicola Geary, Harraj Panesar
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Joseph I Rosenbaum Internet neutrality

USA - Rimon PC

The chair of the US Federal Communications Commission recently outlined plans to bury the internet rules promulgated under the Obama administration that required internet service providers (ISPs) to treat all web traffic equally. Under the proposed changes, ISPs would be allowed to offer web-based services at different speeds and differing service quality. In addition, they could enable more favourable speed or quality, or both, for websites that pay a fee.

Author: Joseph I Rosenbaum
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United Kingdom - DAC Beachcroft

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