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What happened to FOI?
Vote Leave AI firm awarded novel coronavirus contract
UK outlines plans for data adequacy EU negotiations
UK outlines framework for adequacy discussions
UK makes impossible Europol database demands in EU talks
UK Government O2 location data to tackle coronavirus outbreak
Matt Hancock on Twitter
UK Gov: Coronavirus response exempt from GDPR
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 Parliament backs oversight of police use of biometric data
Rumours of a GCHQ probe into London Stock Exchange cyberattack are greatly exaggerated
Review finds Cabinet Office risks additional data breaches
Remembering the "first crypto wars"
Open Rights Group
Public kept in the dark over data-driven political campaigning
Post-Brexit adequacy agreement at risk due to UK-US data deal
Ordnance Survey Data Breach
Opposition parties aim to restore information rights in Scotland
NHS to use data to target Covid-19 hot spots
NHS medical records accessed by drugs companies
New year honours recipients exposed by Government
Ministers to give more UK public bodies to access phone data
Microsoft issues Windows 10 security fix after NSA warning
Open Rights Group
Letter to MPs - Government, Must Pledge to Uphold Data Privacy
Just Park data breach affects thousands
IPCO approves UK state surveillance, except MI5
ICO Statement about COVID-19 and mobile phone tracking
Home Office breached GDPR 100 times
Head of MI5 asks for backdoor access to encryption, again
Government not currently planning to share UK patient data
Government loses 2000 devices in a year
Global pandemic incites concerns about data-sharing overreach
Four Chinese military hackers charged by US over Equifax data breach
European parliament will not use facial recognition technology
EU requires data protection guarantees before exchanging fingerprints
EU expects Data protection to be part of post-Brexit agreement
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 releases its opinion on the negotiations for a new UK partnership
EDPS inquiry into 2019 European Parliament election activities closed
Double standards? Of course not. Meanwhile, the Conservative party switches from using WhatsApp to Signal
Data protection and coronavirus
COVID-19 response and data protection law in the EU and US
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COVID-19 Guidance and Resources
British Government accused of 'behaving like cowboys' after copying an EU database
Betting companies access data for 28m children
Apple calls out the US Attorney General on renewed iPhone decryption and backdoor demands