Following on from its post concerning the effectiveness of the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) as an industry regulator, Open Rights Group (ORG) has published an article about whether UK citizens are falling behind their EU counterparts in terms of the digital rights and freedoms we enjoy. The article addresses the from a broad perspective, not just through the lens of data protection but also online safety, surveillance laws, the independent oversight of biometric data, artificial intelligence, and, of course, the proposed changes to the UK's data protection legislative framework. When added together, the ORG effectively highlights the downward trajectory that the government has set the UK on.
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