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Home Office: IP Bill 'on course' for royal assent in 2016 By Neil Merrett
No changes planned to proposed powers for mass collection of e-mail and phone records until an appeal process against critical judicial verdict is concluded - potentially by the autumn... Blogs > Government Computing Network Blog
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Privacy Shield concerns persist for EU data protection bodies
By Neil Merrett
Regulators within European Commission's Article 29 Working Party to use annual review of data sharing arrangement to determine if its criticisms of US safeguards can be addressed
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Care.data thrown out as Caldicott review is published
By Neil Merrett
Department of Health opts to terminate controversial patient data scheme in attempt to overhaul information use as consultation is launched to gather patient and GP views
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Follow the Germans: UK contemplates post-Brexit data protection
By Neil Merrett
Data experts and regulators expect European laws and standards to continue to influence UK thinking on information management - even outside of the EU
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Whitehall holds its breath over Referendum fallout
By David Bicknell
If Britain votes for Brexit, the civil service, legislation, processes and IT systems face years of uncertainty and upheaval, though still with opportunities for some. A Remain vote, however, could see policy and procurement confidence flooding back
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Referendum woes
Brexit promises to unleash economic woes on the public sector, so it should come as no surprise that a majority of the UK tech industry back remain, argues Kable chief analyst Jessica Figueras
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Integrated care and informatics: the challenge and the opportunities
Well thought-out informatics systems can serve as the building blocks of a fully integrated digital hospital that works seamlessly with GP services, argues Neha Ralhan
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IP Bill critics look to the Lords to address surveillance concerns
By Neil Merrett
Commons passes proposed legislation with Labour Party support, political opponents urge peers to scrutinise the justification for bulk data collection and wider tech industry impacts
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Government Gateway replacement plan to be "firmed up"
By Neil Merrett
Uncertainty remains over timeline and final shape of how government will look to overhaul service that remains a vital component to security and identity management
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"Clarity" central to address regulator Privacy Shield doubts
By Neil Merrett
European Data Protection Supervisor backs calls for clearer provisions in arrangement to share information outside the EU; argues for consistency with upcoming regulatory changes
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