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Whitehall says mandatory credit card pornography age checks “unlikely” By Neil Merrett
DCMS and adult entertainment industry expects broader ‘framework’ approach to provide wider choice on how age can be proved without compromising privacy... Blogs > Government Computing Network Blog
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Caution urged over NHS Digital national data opt-out pledge
By Neil Merrett
With the government proposing a new national opt-out for sharing patient information beyond direct care purposes, doctors question whether this may undermine existing objections
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Don't judge a digital book by its cover
By David Bicknell
Caroline Nokes has taken on the role of minister with responsibility for GDS. Digital may not be her background, but she could make it her political legacy
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Microsoft wary of US Supreme Court foreign data access review
By Neil Merrett
Corporation’s president backs regulatory changes as opposed to allowing authorities unilateral e-mail access that could significantly infringe European and UK laws
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European Parliament justice body warns against weakened encryption
By Neil Merrett
Privacy International says home affairs committee's calls to guarantee encrypted communications among member states does not go far enough to safeguard personal data and devices
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Digital by Delay
By David Bicknell
Last Friday's election result that resulted in a 'hung Parliament' risks causing digital transformation paralysis in Whitehall
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Whitehall must address lack of digital leadership post-Maude, think-tank argues
By Neil Merrett
Institute for Government (IFG) calls for digital government minister to be in place post election to force more concentrated Whitehall transformation approach
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Might a separate 'GOV.UK Verify/Health' hub solve NHS identity needs?
By Neil Merrett
Source argues that a platform built using the principles of Whitehall's identity platform and carrying a similar brand could be preferred direction for ID assurance to access health services
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BA’s IT: will the Transport Select Committee ask the tough questions?
By David Bicknell
When Parliament resumes after the election, will the effect of BA’s IT chaos on the public be remembered and investigated by MPs – or simply forgotten?
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To Brexit and beyond: facing up to the GDPR adoption challenge
By Neil Merrett
From a year today, GDPR will be the law of the land, with any consideration to move away from the EU data regulation is not expected during the next parliament
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