Slow restoration of the British Library's online services begins

15/01/2024 | The Guardian

The British Library has begun restoring its main catalogue online, which includes 36 million records of printed and rare books, maps, journals, and music scores, after a crippling cyber-attack. However, the access is currently limited to a "read-only" format, and it may take until the end of the year to fully restore the services provided by the UK's national library. In a recent blog post, the library's chief executive, Sir Roly Keating, stated that the complete recovery of all services will be a gradual process.

Read Full Story
British Library

What is this page?

You are reading a summary article on the Privacy Newsfeed, a free resource for DPOs and other professionals with privacy or data protection responsibilities helping them stay informed of industry news all in one place. The information here is a brief snippet relating to a single piece of original content or several articles about a common topic or thread. The main contributor is listed in the top left-hand corner, just beneath the article title.

The Privacy Newsfeed monitors over 300 global publications, of which more than 4,350 summary articles have been posted to the online archive dating back to the beginning of 2020. A weekly roundup is available by email every Friday.

Freevacy has been shortlisted in the Best Educator category.
The PICCASO Privacy Awards recognise the people making an outstanding contribution to this dynamic and fast-growing sector.