The DPA Competition Policy Working Group has responded to the European Commission Conference: Shaping Competition Policy in the Era of Digitisation – Panel 2: Digital Platforms’ Market Power (http://ec.europa.eu/competition/scp19/).
The DPA Smart Society Working Group has responded to the European Commission Conference: Shaping Competition Policy in the Era of Digitisation – Panel 1: Competition, Data, Privacy and AI (http://ec.europa.eu/competition/scp19/).
The DPA Age Verification & Internet Safety Working Group has responded to the ICO’s call for evidence on the Age Appropriate Design Code (https://ico.org.uk/about-the-ico/ico-and-stakeholder-consultations/call-for-evidence-age-appropriate-design-code/).
Parliamentarians will know that Part 3 of the Digital Economy Act 2017 (the Act) provides for the regulation, through age-verification, of online pornography with the primary purpose being the protection of children from pornographic content online. The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) has been confirmed as the regulator to oversee these measures, under guidance, […]
The DPA 21st Century Skills Working Group has responded to the DCMS Open Consultation: Developing the UK cyber security profession (https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/developing-the-uk-cyber-security-profession).
In December 2017, the DPA submitted a response to the Transport Committee Mobility as a Service inquiry (http://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/transport-committee/inquiries/parliament-2017/mobility-as-a-service-17-19/publications/). A copy of the written evidence can be found at: http://data.parliament.uk/writtenevidence/committeeevidence.svc/evidencedocument/transport-committee/mobility-as-a-service/written/76181.html. Parliamentary Chairman of the DPA Smart Society Group, Daniel Zeichner MP, said: “It’s great that the Smart Society Group has been able to collate information from […]
The short reports presented at the 2017 DPA AGM on Monday 11th September are now available for DPA members and registered observers to download.
The summary report of the Queen’s Speech round table discussion meeting held on 27th June 2017 is available for DPA members and observers: The Report focuses on key elements of the discussion of the Conservative Manifesto, including industrial strategy, data protection, digital infrastructure, digital skills and Internet safety online, identifying priorities for the DPA’s working groups as we […]
An Age Verification Group Briefing
Carolyn Kimber, DPA Secretary General, is quoted in an SC Media article on Age verification proving to be difficult for government to legislate published on 23rd March 2017. The piece can be viewed at: https://www.scmagazineuk.com/age-verification-proving-to-be-difficult-for-government-to-legislate/article/646016/.