26 civil society groups call for DPDIB to be dropped

07/03/2023 | Open Rights Group

The Open Rights Group (ORG) has sent a letter signed by 26 civil society groups to Michelle Donelan,  Secretary of State for the Department of Science, Innovation and Technology (DSUT), expressing concerns over the proposed Data Protection and Digital Information Bill (DPDIB) and calling for it to be dropped. The letter follows reports last week that the Bill is about to make a return after months of delays. A related ORG post claims the Bill attacks our data rights, water down accountability requirements, reduce the independence of the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) and empower the government with undemocratic controls over data protection.

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