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Dorries et al are not wrong on the value of data to the economy, the trouble it’s less clear what they think exactly is so broken with GDPR, and just seem to think it’s a given that removing some of its processes will automatically result in billions of pounds of growth for businesses and the country.
Not evident in the statement is the inconvenient fact that diverging too far from the EU’s data protection regime — the General Data Protection Directive — could have consequences for UK businesses which regularly share data with units based in the EU or its economic area.
Post-Brexit trade deals have left “significant barriers” in place that are hampering digital trade to and from the UK, the City of London corporation warned today.
However, simply because we can diverge does not mean that we should diverge; the benefits are negligible at best. The likely result would be the United Kingdom no longer being recognised as a “trusted partner” in the field of data security and the end of a free flow of data.
Proposals ‘driven by desire to show benefit from Brexit’.
European Commission says failure to apply customs rules in Northern Ireland “significantly increases the risk of smuggling”.
European Commission vice-president says Brussels wants to get ‘Brexit done’ – while London refuses to talk about Northern Ireland.
The technology field will be hurt by the Data Bill and the breakdown of Horizon.
EU Commission rejects UK’s new legislation and launches legal action against Britain.
Goods lorries entering Northern Ireland (NI) from Great Britain would have to complete a three-page certificate under EU plans to simplify post-Brexit trading arrangements.
A Brexit agreement for data transfers between the UK and the EU was agreed last year – how might it affect the data analytics industry? By Liam Kay.
Show us that benefits outweigh the cost, BCS challenges government.
Speak to any business owner in 2018 and their biggest headache was getting to grips with changes in data protection law. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) shone a light on how businesses handled information about employees and customers.
London has been working on several laws and initiatives with potentially profound implications for its data protection regime.
Brexit has had an immeasurable impact on all aspects of UK society, and data centers are no exception. Supply chain continuity has already been damaged, and there is a growing demand for data sovereignty.
The UK is facing a £1 billion bill to replicate the EU’s chemical database after the government opted to leave the bloc’s REACH system on 31 December.
“Changing data protection law is very central to the government’s post-Brexit policy. We all remember the A-levels fiasco in 2020."
‘We all remember the A-levels fiasco, when an algorithm decided what results should be... the poorest students received worse marks’ / “Human review” of decisions made by computer algorithms will be quietly axed under a bonfire of EU laws, MPs have been warned – risking a repeat of the 2020 “A-levels fiasco”.
Just over a year since the UK left the single market and customs union, and despite the impact of the pandemic, which makes this kind of analysis all the trickier, we can begin to analyse the impact that Brexit has had on the UK economy. These impacts will vary significantly by sector and also by region. In this report, the authors investigate what they might be in the area of manufacturing.
If the UK cannot meet European Union standards, it will become a global data pariah.
While the UK has now left the EU, Cronofy is about to re-join. The UK government's plans to weaken data privacy laws is the final straw.
Labour MP alleges Elizabeth Denham was warned by counter-terrorism officers and that ‘her office had to be swept’.
There are a number of measures that the UK Government must take in order to address the challenges of leaving the EU's single market.
The EU suspects the UK is deliberately stoking political tension in Northern Ireland in order to wriggle out of treaty commitments it never intended to honour.
The government is proposing to remove EU-era regulatory protections that enable people to challenge the decisions algorithms make about them.