On Wednesday 8th May, the Open University kindly hosted members of the DPA team at a meeting to launch their new role as the industry lead and rapporteur of the DPA 21st Century Skills Working Group headed up by Jon Hall. They will work alongside the Parliamentary Chair, Lord Lucas, aiming to ensure that the […]
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 […]
The DPA Age Verification & Internet Safety Working Group has responded to the ICO’s consultation on the draft ‘Age Appropriate Design: A Code of Practice for Online Services’ (https://ico.org.uk/about-the-ico/ico-and-stakeholder-consultations/age-appropriate-design-a-code-of-practice-for-online-services/).
On Monday 13th May, the DPA launched its primer on the topic of ‘Cyber Insurance as a Catalyst for Best Practice’, which has been developed by the Cyber Security Working Group with input from across the cyber security and insurance industry. The document stresses that, due a confluence of factors, the cyber insurance market is […]
The DPA Competition Policy Group has responded to the Call for Evidence from the HM Treasury Competition Expert Panel at: https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/digital-competition-expert-panel-call-for-evidence.
The Age Verification & Internet Safety Group has made a submission to the Science and Technology Committee Inquiry: Impact of social media and screen-use on young people’s health.
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
The short reports presented at the 2017 DPA AGM on Monday 11th September are now available for DPA members and registered observers to download.