European Data Protection Digest

Queen Expected To Address Monitoring Plans

SURVEILLANCE—UK

April 20, 2012

According to UK Information Commissioner Christopher Graham, next month's Queen's Speech will highlight the proposal for expanded government surveillance plans that have raised concern for lawmakers and privacy advocates alike, reports SC Magazine. "There are core decisions to be made, and the intrusion into people's privacy, to be sure it is compliant with the Data Protection Act on safeguarding people's data. It will be interesting to see what is in the Queen's Speech, and my role is to look at the details and suggest where there needs to be changes," Graham said.
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