UK government wants public sector to rip up data protection law

UK government wants public sector to rip up data protection law

‘The British government is in the preliminary stages of designing a controversial system which will share citizens’ sensitive personal information across government departments without their consent.
Leaked documents show civil servants are planning to mimic the data-sharing systems used by firms like Amazon or Tesco.
This could mean information about a person’s driving licence, criminal record and even how much energy they use at home will be shared by apparatchiks in all government departments.’
Read more: UK government wants public sector to rip up data protection law
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