• UK wants to replace cookie pop-ups with browser-based opt-outs

    10 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    The UK government has published its final response to a data ‘reform' consultation it kicked off last year , laying out how it intends to diverge from EU-based data protection rules.
    At first pass, it looks like it has stepped away from some of the more extreme ‘reforms' it had been tossing around - such as removing the right for human review of automated/AI decisions; which the consultation admits was opposed by the “vast majority” of respondents (ergo, the government writes that it “recognises the importance of appropriate safeguards, and will not pursue this proposal”; although it says...
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