UK Government To Seek Post-Brexit EU Data Protection Agreement

Tech firms said they welcome the government’s latest data protection plans, which could see an ongoing EU-level role for Britain’s information commissioner

UK technology ndmpanies have welcomed a commitment by the government to seek a broader role for Britain in the ongoing development of European data protection policy after exit from the European Union, as laid out in a speech by prime minister Theresa May.

On Friday May said the government would seek a new data protection agreement with the EU in order to provide ongoing “stability and confidence”.

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