Three things that probably *Won’t* happen in data protection in 2024

Foresight is crucial in a fast-moving field like data protection. So as 2023 draws to a close, the web is becoming saturated with privacy predictions for next year.  But let’s put the crystal ball aside and consider some events that are unlikely to occur in 2024, with a focus on US privacy law, transatlantic [...]

By |2023-12-21T09:39:50+00:0021st December, 2023|DPO, Governments, News|

December’s global privacy news roundup

ICO fines Ministry of Defence for Afghan evacuation data breach The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has imposed a £350,000 fine on the Ministry of Defence (MoD) for a data breach involving the personal data of individuals seeking relocation to the UK after the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan in 2021.   On September 20, 2021, [...]

By |2023-12-21T09:32:31+00:0021st December, 2023|DPO, Governments, News|

Brexit and Beyond: Adapting to the UK’s evolving data privacy landscape 

The UK’s data protection and privacy landscape remains largely the same since Brexit, with the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR) retaining substantially the same rules as exist in the EU, and the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA) and Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR) remaining unchanged.  But in 2022, with the UK [...]

By |2023-12-21T09:32:56+00:0021st December, 2023|Brexit, DPO, Governments, News|

EU agrees landmark deal on regulation of artificial intelligence

The EU Council presidency and the European Parliament have provisionally agreed on a unified AI regulation for Europe. These proposed rules aim to guarantee the safe use of AI systems in the EU market, ensuring they comply with fundamental rights and EU values.   The deal refines the definition of an AI system to clearly [...]

By |2023-12-21T09:14:47+00:0019th December, 2023|Artificial Intelligence, Brexit, DPO, Governments, News|
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