ILPC Seminar Series UK Data Protection

Video date

Thursday, 3 February, 2022

Video speaker(s)

Dr David Erdos Associate Professor in Law and Open Society Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge

Dr Orla Lynskey Associate Professor of Law, LSE Law School Visiting Professor, College of Europe, Bruges

Dr Mahlet Zimeta Head of Public Policy, Open Data Institute

Dr Reuben Binns Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science University of Oxford


An analysis of post-Brexit reforms to UK data protection put forward in Data: A New Direction. It will be argued they are wide-ranging and significant but generally not radical. The great bulk of the proposed substantive changes to data protection (although not the most far-reaching suggestions concerning either e-privacy or automated decision-making) could be plausibly justified under the restrictions regime set out in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). 

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