Month: February 2020

Press coverage: Google Brexits

Press / Privacy

I spoke with Business Insider about the political context behind Google’s decision to move UK accounts out of the EU’s jurisdiction. I also spoke with TechCrunch about the issue from a slightly different angle. One of my tweets about the issue was retweeted by Neil Gaiman, who now owes me a new phone battery.

Euractiv: AdequacyLOL

Press

I’m quoted in Euractiv today on Boris Johnson’s unilateral declaration that the UK is taking its ball and going home where data protection adequacy is concerned. The article is also available in French and in German.

We’re out. What now?

Brexit

As I’ve written on my side blog, https://afterbrexit.tech: With the UK now out of the European Union, it is clear beyond any doubt that Brexit is being used as a means for British policymakers to embark on an open regulatory experiment. Legislators across all parties, think tanks, and media outlets are seeking to fundamentally redraft the legal and social foundations of the open web, our access to it, and our use of it, under the […]