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Blockchain and data sharing among digital economy debate concerns By Neil Merrett
Opposition MPs set out a number of key criticisms of proposed legislation to outline infrastructure and regulation to support increasingly digital services in the UK... Blogs > Government Computing Network Blog
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Corbyn digital manifesto commits to bill of rights
By Neil Merrett
Broad outline of technology proposals for a government overseen by current Labour leader would focus on universal broadband availability, open source development and online privacy
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ODI urges more open Land Registry approach to property data
By Neil Merrett
Open Data Institute calls for other key information such as foreign ownership of property to be made available as open data; Land Registry rejects suggestions it has restricted HPI dataset
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Treasury has no "concrete plans" for personal government accounts
By Neil Merrett
Suggestions by David Gauke around potentially expanding personal tax account system into wider individual approach for personalised government services may point to future Whitehall innovation plans
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Whitehall's transfer window hots up
By David Bicknell
Expiring contracts, new responsibilities and shock appointmentsas departments' managerial shakeout mirrors football merry-go-round
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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
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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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