Tag or Interest: Data Regulation

  1. 15/02/2019 - 12:15 Type of content: News
    Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham has insisted that her office should play a central role in any future regulation of social media and tech giants, branding MPs’ calls for new legislation a “knee-jerk reaction”. Speaking at the Institute for Government, Denham...
  2. 13/02/2019 - 12:00 Type of content: News
    UK firms have tackled their fears over GDPR, and are finally recognising that data regulation can have a positive affect on their business. According to a survey of over 500 decision-makers by cloud data services provider NetApp, more than half (53%) of UK firms say...
  3. 08/02/2019 - 13:15 Type of content: News
    Apple chief executive Tim Cook's call for the US to introduce GDPR-style legislation is gaining momentum among the technology giants, with Cisco and Microsoft the latest firms urging the US to follow in the footsteps of the European Union. The company told the...
  4. 07/02/2019 - 16:15 Type of content: News
    The Information Commissioner's Office has warned companies that they risk a day in court if they fail to respect consumers' legal right to access the personal information that is held on them. The warning follows the second prosecution since the turn of the year for a...
  5. 05/02/2019 - 16:30 Type of content: News
    More than 59,000 data breaches have been reported to regulators across Europe since GDPR came into force last May, with the UK in the top three - behind Netherlands and Germany - when it comes the most reported breaches. According to DLA Piper's GDPR Data Breach...
  6. 04/02/2019 - 15:30 Type of content: News
    The Information Commissioner's Office is hunting 10 organisations to take part in the test phase of its new regulatory sandbox which aims to promote "data protection by design". The regulator first revealed plans to launch a test environment in its technology strategy...
  7. 21/01/2019 - 16:00 Type of content: News
    Google has the dubious honour of being the first company to be hit by a major fine for breaching GDPR, after the French data watchdog CNIL said it was handing the company a €50 million (£44 million) penalty for failing to provide transparent and easily accessible...
  8. 18/01/2019 - 13:30 Type of content: News
    Apple chief executive Tim Cook has stepped up his call for the US to introduce GDPR-style legislation, arguing that American citizens should have the right to track the data that is being collected about them online and delete it if they want to. In an article in Time...
  9. 12/12/2018 - 15:15 Type of content: News
    Those who advocate that the US should implement GDPR-style legislation have had their case strengthened by a new survey of consumers which shows that two-thirds (67%) of Americans think the US government should do more to protect data privacy. Among those calling for...
  10. 06/11/2018 - 15:15 Type of content: News
    The Information Commissioner's Office has launched a consultation over the creation of a statutory code of practice to regulate the use of personal data in political campaigns in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The code would have legal force, under the...

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