The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Digest

Keep up to date with all the news, views and progress of the important new regulation

Connected toasters that list themselves on eBay if you haven’t used them for 90 days. Smart homes that sense who is present based on their behavioural pattern. Cars that talk to eachother and can brake in unison. What...
In December 2015 the long process of agreeing a new set of legislation designed to reform the legal framework for ensuring the rights of EU residents to a private life was completed. This was ratified in early 2016 and...
Baroness Lane-Fox of Soho, the co-founder of Lastminute.com and former UK government "digital champion", has added her voice to growing concerns that the UK Data Protection Bill - designed to transfer GDPR into British...
Privacy International is calling for urgent changes to the UK Data Protection Bill - which awaits its second reading - arguing that "where the UK government could depart from the requirements imposed by European data...
With the double whammy of recent high profile data breaches rocking Equifax, Deloitte, Instagram and Yahoo and the looming GDPR deadline day, you might think businesses would be on red alert; no so, according to a new...
The Data Protection Network has backed calls for the Information Commissioner's Office to receive a boost in funding, arguing that the regulator's inability to recruit and retain senior staff is hampering all businesses...
The scale of the challenge organisations face in keeping data secure has been laid bare by new figures which reveal that 1.9 billion data records have already been lost or stolen during the first six months of 2017,  ...
UK businesses which engage third parties to process personal data on their behalf are being urged to go over their existing contracts with a fine tooth comb to ensure they will be compliant with GDPR, in new draft...
Brussels' plans to restrict collection and use of data in digital advertising as part of the proposed ePrivacy Regulation could have serious and unintended consequences, wiping out up to half of the €526bn (£470bn)...
UK business bosses are stepping up their campaign to lobby the Government to use Brexit negotiations to seek an "adequecy decision" with the EU  or put the country's burgeoning data economy at risk. In a keynote speech...

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