UK sets out safety-focused plan to regulate Internet firms

The UK government has laid out proposals to regulate online and social media platforms, setting out the substance of its long-awaited White Paper on online harms today — and kicking off a public consultation. The Online Harms White Paper is a joint proposal from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and Home […]

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UK facing legal action over immigration exemption in DP bill

 The UK’s data protection bill is facing fresh controversy and the threat of legal action if the government does not ditch an amendment which removes data protection rights in instances where the Home Office deems it could prejudice “effective immigration control”. Read More

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Call to tighten UK law over data breaches

 Consumer group Which? is unhappy with the UK data protection bill and has called on the government to amend the draft legislation to allow third party organizations to seek collective redress for data breaches on behalf of consumers. Read More

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