Transfer of UK personal data to US simplified, UK data transfer rules back in step with EU, ICO offers qualified backing.
“This is a pattern that must stop,” says the Information Commissioner’s Office.
A third-party supplier was targeted in a ransomware attack, making the force the fourth in the UK to experience data breach problems recently.
Lessons from the data breach at the Police Service of NI in which personal information on its 10,000 staff was mistakenly published online.
Clash with tech companies averted, but worries remain that threat to privacy has not gone away.
Yet more criticism of proposed measures voiced, with age-verification a particular concern.