ORG responds to the UK Gov's security of online accounts consultation

04/01/2023 | Open Rights Group

The Open Rights Group (ORG) has responded to the Home Office's consultation into security of online accounts and data. In its response, the ORG highlights the need to align the consultations' Cyber Security Duty to Protect requirement with any reforms of the Computer Misuse Act 1990 (CMA). The ORG also addresses the consultation's references to the UK data protection framework. In particular, it points out flaws in the proposals to reform UK data protection in areas such as Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIAs), anonymisation and data rights. 

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