Jan 5th 2017

More Good Ideas about Protecting Personal Data Online

Growing Up Digital, a new report by the Children’s Commissioner for England, considers the issues young people face online and how to tackle them via a number of great recommendations. The key point picked up by the press is the need to simplify the hugely complex terms and conditions policies which children have to sign-up […]

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Dec 21st 2016

CJEU judgment says UK Government’s bulk retention of our communications data is illegal

The Court of Justice of the European Union today published the final judgment in relation to the Tom Watson MP (and formerly David Davis MP) case regarding the lawfulness of the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act (DRIPA). The court has ruled that: Communications data (the who, when, what and where of our telephone and […]

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Dec 13th 2016

The Digital Economy Bill and GDPR debated in parliament

Last night in the House of Commons Labour MP Daniel Zeichner led a fascinating short adjournment debate on EU Data Protection Rules, in particular how the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be implemented into UK law by May 2018. For those of you who have been following our Digital Economy Bill campaign regarding data […]

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