Donelan hints at replacing GDPR with British alternative

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The UK currently holds a data adequacy agreement with the EU, enabling cross-border data flows. Any moves that threaten to disrupt that trade must be considered carefully and without ideology
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The UK currently holds a data adequacy agreement with the EU, enabling cross-border data flows. Any moves that threaten to disrupt that trade must be considered carefully and without ideology

But industry is confused by the scrapping of Data Reform Bill

The UK will replace the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) with its own simpler system, according to Digital Secretary Michele Donelan. Speaking at the Conservative Party conference ...

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