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Are DPOs the best solution? – Event Report

On 30 April 2019, Squire Patton Boggs and the Digital Policy Alliance held an event entitled “Data Governance Under the GDPR: Are DPOs the Best Solution?” The aim of the session was to explore different approaches to the management of tasks involved in data governance, data protection and compliance, and the advantages and disadvantages of […]

Second Briefing for Parliamentarians: Online Pornography: Outstanding issues with implementation of the Digital Economy Act 2017

Part 3 of the Digital Economy Act 2017 (the Act) provides for the regulation, through age-verification, of online pornography with the primary purpose being the protection of children from pornographic content online. In order to ensure that the legislation is effective in practice, it is vital that the Regulations, and Guidance from the Age Verification […]

Briefing for Parliamentarians: Online Pornography: Outstanding issues with implementation of the Digital Economy Act 2017

Parliamentarians will know that Part 3 of the Digital Economy Act 2017 (the Act) provides for the regulation, through age-verification, of online pornography with the primary purpose being the protection of children from pornographic content online. The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) has been confirmed as the regulator to oversee these measures, under guidance, […]

DPA Consultation Response: Transport Committee – Mobility as a Service inquiry

In December 2017, the DPA submitted a response to the Transport Committee Mobility as a Service inquiry (http://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/transport-committee/inquiries/parliament-2017/mobility-as-a-service-17-19/publications/). A copy of the written evidence can be found at: http://data.parliament.uk/writtenevidence/committeeevidence.svc/evidencedocument/transport-committee/mobility-as-a-service/written/76181.html. Parliamentary Chairman of the DPA Smart Society Group, Daniel Zeichner MP, said: “It’s great that the Smart Society Group has been able to collate information from […]