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Not just any data, this is smart data – UK government consultation

Earlier this month, the UK government launched its Smart Data Consultation (Consultation). The Consultation follows the publication of the terms of reference which launched the smart data review late last year, and seeks input on proposals to: enable data-driven innovation in consumer markets; use data and technology to help vulnerable consumers; and ensure consumers and … Continue Reading

UK Office of Fair Trading Consults on Consumer Protection Principles for Children’s Online Games and Apps

With more than six million apps currently in existence, the ‘appification’ of society is increasingly a topic of discussion, and certainly it was prominent at the 35th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners in Warsaw in September. Apps often collect large amounts of personal data and therefore have significant potential privacy implications. Young … Continue Reading
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