In its response to the government’s data protection consultation, the Information Commissioner’s Office has raised worries over its future ability to function independently of government interference.
Regional data-sharing rules are outdated and ineffective for international data flows, Elizabeth Denham says.
The UK’s data protection chief has come out in favor of a browser- and/or device-level setting to allow Internet users to set “lasting” cookie preferences.
The concern arises because the CCTV images were covertly taken from inside Mr. Hancock’s Ministerial Office and disclosed, without authority, to The Sun newspaper.
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) and the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) published a joint statement, stating they have complementary agendas.
Cross-party group of MPs says government is influencing the appointment of a new information commissioner by explicitly seeking a candidate who will support its policy agenda, rather than regulate independently.
Information commissioner says the chat app committed in 2017 not to share contact and user information.