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UK citizens trust EU countries with data more than the UK

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With the countdown to Brexit vote in its final days, research from Blue Coat has highlighted British respondents would be more trusting if their data was stored in the EU country as opposed to the UK.

75% of apps not compliant under EU data protection rules

Outsourcery: 'Cloud service providers risk tighter regulation and slower uptake'

Research from Netskope has claimed more than 75% of business apps lack key capabilities to ensure compliance under EU General Data Protection Regulation.

India to answer unanswered cloud questions

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The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has launched a consultation project to identify the challenges of governing a digital economy driven by cloud computing.

UK Government passes spy bill with strong majority

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The House of Commons has voted in favour of the Investigatory Powers Bill which gives UK intelligence agencies greater power to examine browsing histories and hack phones.

EU-US privacy debate continues as EDPS says try again

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On-going efforts to provide clarity and guidance on transatlantic data transmission are unlikely to be seen soon as the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) has outlined concerns over the robustness of the Safe Harbour successor, EU-US Privacy Shield.

Let the countdown to GDPR begin

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The road to data protection has been a long and confusing one. Despite being one of the biggest concerns of consumers and corporates throughout the world, progress has hardly been moving at breakneck speed, but as of today, companies now have exactly two years to ensure they are compliant with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation.

NTT Data partners with Privitar to make customers GDPR compliant

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NTT Data UK has announced a partnership agreement with Privitar to provide data protection solutions built on new requirements set out by the EU General Data Protection Regulation.

What happens to EU General Data Protection Regulation if the UK votes for a Brexit?

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Businesses warned not to give up on data reforms just because UK could quit Europe

BSA releases rankings of global cloud policies – UK drops and US rises on leader board

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The BSA | The Software Alliance has released its global ranking of cloud computing policies, assessing the cloud readiness and policies of the world’s 24 leading ICT economies, with the UK dropping down the leader board.

Microsoft files lawsuit against US government and secret snooping orders

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Microsoft has filed a new lawsuit in federal court against the United States government arguing the right that customers should have the right to know when the state accesses their emails or records.

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