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UK government consultation on the Internet of Things

The UK government has recently published an invitation to take part in its consultation on proposals for the regulation of the Internet of Things (IoT). The consultation, to be run by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, seeks input into future regulation aimed at improving IoT security. This invitation follows the recent publication … Continue Reading

UK Government issues consultation on consumer data access proposals as part of “midata” strategy

This post was written by Cynthia O’Donoghue. The Business Innovations and Skills Department of the UK Government has issued a public consultation on a proposal to create a requirement on suppliers of goods and services to provide their customers, when requested, with information on historic transactions and consumption data in an open standard, machine-readable format. … Continue Reading

UK Ministry of Justice publishes Responses to its Call for Evidence on the Proposed EU Data Protection Framework

This post was written by Cynthia O’Donoghue. Back in January of this year, the European Commission published its proposed framework to replace the Data Protection Directive (95/46/EC). Shortly after, the UK Ministry of Justice (MOJ) issued a Call for Evidence, which sought information on the potential impact of the draft EU Data Protection Regulation and … Continue Reading