Digital Economy Bill: A Data Sharing Dunce

It is a crying shame, because what the government seek to achieve by establishing digital engagement between citizen and state is admirable. Improved public services, better assistance for the vulnerable, targeted benefits, help for new parents, the recently deceased and most importantly the basic improvement of all our lives through improved access to government services. All this and more will be scuppered because of a lack of foresight about how the digitisation of data will require proper protections to keep us safe.

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