This October 2022, the UK government expressed intent to replace the data-protection regulation “GDPR”, which was introduced Europe-wide in 2018, with light touch version.

This may raise great concerns to data-protection and privacy advocates as it may dilute some of the robust requirements inherent to GDPR for protecting citizens data-privacy rights.

Dr Sam De Silva, Chair of BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT’s Law specialist group and partner at international law firm CMS, warned that UK business may find themselves having to potentially ‘comply with two regulatory regimes’ following the legislation.

We invite all of our audience who have an interest in GDPR related topics to review this article as it provides some useful insight and possible predictions of what the road ahead may bring.

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