EU Commission warned over UK data protection reforms

04/07/2023 | Open Rights Group

A group of 28 civil society organisations and privacy experts have written an open letter to the European Commission outlining their concerns about the proposed UK data protection reforms, which could threaten the UK adequacy decision. According to the letter, the Data Protection and Digital Information (No.2) Bill raises several issues that could undermine the data protection rights of European citizens. The signatories of the letter are worried the legislation could potentially turn the UK into a "leaky valve," making it easier for European personal data to be shared with third countries without proper safeguards. 

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EU, UK Flags, Brexit, Data Transfer, Adequacy

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