Dave Neal reports:
The United Kingdom could get a dedicated Privacy Commissioner, according to a tabled discussion in the House of Lords.
We learned of the tabled amendment via Privacy International, which pointed followers towards the document on Twitter and told the INQUIRER that such a change is needed in the UK, due to what is a poor data protection situation for UK citizens.
“If successful, the UK could have a real privacy regulator rather than a weak one that merely oversees data protection,” it said.
Read more on The Inquirer.
So let’s get this straight – they’d have a data protection agency AND a privacy commissioner while over on this side of the pond, we have neither?
This is just so depressing. And infuriating.