Information Commissioners Office

On May 23, 2023, the UK Information Commissioner, John Edwards, delivered the opening remarks at the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs.
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On April 4, 2023, the data protection regulator of the UK, the Information Commissioner’s Office, issued a fine of a £12.7 million to TikTok Information Technologies UK Limited and TikTok Inc for a number of breaches of UK data protection law, including failing to use children’s personal data lawfully.
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On January 26, 2023, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton Andrews Kurth responded to a call for input from the UK’s Digital Regulation Cooperation Forum on its workplan for 2023 – 2024.
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On November 30, 2022, the UK government confirmed that the Network and Information Systems Regulations 2018 will be strengthened to protect essential and digital services against cyber attacks.
Continue Reading UK Cyber Laws Extended to Bring Outsourcers and Managed Service Providers into Scope to Strengthen UK’s Resilience Against Online Cyber Attacks

On November 25, 2022, the UK Information Commissioner’s Office and the UK’s communications regulator, Ofcom, issued a joint statement setting out how they intend to work together to “ensure coherence between the data protection and the new online safety regimes.”
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