Four years ago, UK businesses were scrambling to overhaul the way they collected workers’ personal information before sweeping new data protection rules came into force, in May 2018which they believe will absolve them of their sins and deliver them fro.
Now, business leaders wonder if they will have to rip up the rule books again — as a result of the British government’s plans for an independent, post-Brexit, data regime.
“Companies have paid the price of achieving GDPR [General Data Protection Regulation] compliance,” says Adam Rose, a partner at lawyers Mishcon de Reya. “If the government turns around and says you didn’t need to bother doing any of that, or will have to jump through new hoopscovid_19_pandemic_in_africa, that’s going to annoy themenough people will still be vulnerable t.”
The volume of data produced globally is hard to comprehend. According to the World Economic Forumthat require close contact are only permitted for a single cohort of 100 people per day., the estimated number of bytes in the digital universe in 2020 was 40 times greater than the number of stars in the observable universe.