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Post GDPR ‘Global Britain’ to be built by restricting data protection rights, recourse

A new bill has been introduced to the UK parliament which proposes significant changes to data protection, biometrics, law enforcement,…

 

UK data regulator ICO sets out plan to be recognized and used by public and business

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the UK’s data regulator, has launched a plan to become better known and better used…

 

UK Biometrics Commissioner offers praise, caution after gov’s police oversight reversal

The UK Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner Fraser Sampson approves of the government’s decision to not delegate oversight of police…

 

Clearview CEO laments ‘misrepresentation’ of facial recognition app in response to UK fine

Clearview AI has been fined approximately £7.5 million (US$9.5 million) by the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for breach of…

 

Interpretations of interpretations hope to clarify UK CCTV, biometric surveillance

The UK’s data regulator, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), released new guidance last month in an attempt to clarify the…

 

Scottish COVID status app non-compliant with privacy rules, government reprimanded

Both the Scottish government and National Health Service (NHS) National Services Scotland have been publicly reprimanded by the UK Information…

 

The UK’s new Information Commissioner could continue to change the internet, metaverse for all

The UK’s new Information Commissioner, John Edwards, has taken the helm for a five-year term, succeeding Elizabeth Denham. Edwards has…

 

Police biometrics, surveillance ‘too complex’ to treat as data processing: UK commissioners

A letter from the UK’s biometrics and surveillance camera commissioners which lodges their warnings that police use of biometrics is…

 

Campaigners threaten UK ICO with legal action over lack of age verification for porn

A group of children’s charities has written to the Information Commissioner’s Office to threaten a high court challenge if it…

 

Clearview AI faces provisional $23M fine, cease and delete notice from UK regulator

Following a joint investigation with its counterpart in Australia, the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has announced its provisional intent…

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