BCS Policy blog

Discussion on the key policy issues facing the IT industry today.

Recent Blog Posts

  • Evidence needed to set personal data age of consent

    20th Oct 2017

    The new Data Protection Bill is currently working its way through Parliament, promising to write some hugely significant principles about personal data into legislation. However, a recent poll commissioned by BCS suggests some of the plans in the Bill may be worryingly out of step with public thinking. [Read more]

  • How to police personal data use

    12th Apr 2017

    With companies and charities alike being investigated for pushing the legal boundaries of personal data use, BCS asks how much societal consent must exist for effective regulation to be possible. [Read more]

  • Photo-bombing the Shadow Chancellor: A Day at a Labour Conference

    3rd Mar 2017

    Last Friday, I represented BCS at the Labour ‘Road to Brexit’ Conference, primarily to drum up support for the recently released BCS ‘Digital Brexit’ Report, which is now available to read. [Read more]

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