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Open Rights Group

What we want from the ICO

Raconteur

What is the future of authentication?

Politics.co.uk

What happened to FOI?

The Guardian

Vote Leave AI firm awarded novel coronavirus contract

HM Government

UK outlines plans for data adequacy EU negotiations

UK Government

UK outlines framework for adequacy discussions

The Guardian

UK makes impossible Europol database demands in EU talks

Sky News

UK Government O2 location data to tackle coronavirus outbreak

Matt Hancock on Twitter

UK Gov: Coronavirus response exempt from GDPR

The Guardian

UK broke the law cooperating with US over two alleged Isis killers

11KBW Panopticon Blog

Supreme court ruling on international data transfers

The Irish Times

Stormont special advisers will not vet FOI responses

Scottish Government

Scottish Parliament backs oversight of police use of biometric data

The Register

Rumours of a GCHQ probe into London Stock Exchange cyberattack are greatly exaggerated

The Guardian

Review finds Cabinet Office risks additional data breaches

The Register

Remembering the "first crypto wars"

Open Rights Group

Public kept in the dark over data-driven political campaigning

EDPB

Post-Brexit adequacy agreement at risk due to UK-US data deal

Infosecurity Magazine

Ordnance Survey Data Breach

The Ferret

Opposition parties aim to restore information rights in Scotland

UK Government

NHS to use data to target Covid-19 hot spots

The Guardian

NHS medical records accessed by drugs companies

The Guardian

New year honours recipients exposed by Government

The Guardian

Ministers to give more UK public bodies to access phone data

Reuters

Microsoft issues Windows 10 security fix after NSA warning

Open Rights Group

Letter to MPs - Government, Must Pledge to Uphold Data Privacy

BBC News

Just Park data breach affects thousands

The Register

IPCO approves UK state surveillance, except MI5

ICO

ICO Statement about COVID-19 and mobile phone tracking

Infosecurity Magazine

Home Office breached GDPR 100 times

The Register

Head of MI5 asks for backdoor access to encryption, again

The Register

Government not currently planning to share UK patient data

Infosecurity Magazine

Government loses 2000 devices in a year

IAPP

Global pandemic incites concerns about data-sharing overreach

Reuters

Four Chinese military hackers charged by US over Equifax data breach

The Guardian

European parliament will not use facial recognition technology

European Parliament

EU requires data protection guarantees before exchanging fingerprints

Reuters

EU expects Data protection to be part of post-Brexit agreement

Reuters

EU data privacy laws should apply in national security cases

Chronicle of Data Protection

ePrivacy Applies to Government Access to Communications Data - Brexit implications

EDPS

EDPS releases its opinion on the negotiations for a new UK partnership

EDPS

EDPS inquiry into 2019 European Parliament election activities closed

The Register

Double standards? Of course not. Meanwhile, the Conservative party switches from using WhatsApp to Signal

ICO

Data protection and coronavirus

IAPP

COVID-19 response and data protection law in the EU and US

COVID-19 Round-up

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COVID-19 privacy news

IAPP

COVID-19 Guidance and Resources

The Guardian

British Government accused of 'behaving like cowboys' after copying an EU database

The Times

Betting companies access data for 28m children

The Register

Apple calls out the US Attorney General on renewed iPhone decryption and backdoor demands

The Register

Apple abandoned plans to fully encrypt iCloud backups after FBI pressure

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