The UK says enough

The UK says enough

For more than a year there has been talk of possible consequences Brixi regarding the processing of personal data of UK users. The government has now announced that it will make some changes to the existing law based on General Data Protection Regulation (General Data Protection Regulation) and will put an end to annoying approval popups biscuit.

UK’s new privacy law

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been in effect since then 25 May 2018. The UK left the European Union on January 1, 2021, but the government led by Theresa May introduced a Data Protection Act in 2018 which contains rules equivalent to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Oliver Dowden, Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sports announce It is time to rewrite privacy law and sign international data sharing agreements.

However, any change must be considered appropriate by the European Union, otherwise it will come Data transfer is blocked of users between the UK and other countries. The significant change will be entrusted to the supervision of the new Commissioner. The government has Suggestion As nominee John Edwards, currently the New Zealand Privacy Officer.

Even if he was famous Consent to cookies Required under the 2002 Electronic Privacy Directive (and thus before the GDPR), the UK will take advantage of the opportunity Eliminate annoying pop-ups of sites. However, it is not clear how this will be implemented in practice, since consent is mandatory in the European Union. Sites may look at geolocation (via an IP address), but will likely continue to show popups to UK users, even if they are no longer needed.

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