The Online Harms framework just got a lot darker

Something distressing happened this week in the Commons chamber, and the Prime Minister wasn’t even there.

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What you need to know about a No Deal Brexit

I didn’t think we’d be here, but here we are. In my capacity as a Policy Fellow at COADEC, the tech policy body for the UK’s tech startups, I have written a plain-English guide for tech and digital businesses to use to prepare for a No Deal Brexit. While the guidance is aimed at startups and scaleups, the advice is applicable to all tech businesses regardless of where they are on their journey.

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Just how bad is the ICO’s draft age appropriate design code?

"Careless laws cost liberties", and the age appropriate design code will ensure that young people never have any to begin with.

Last month I worked with Coadec, the policy voice of Britain’s tech startups, to lead on the formulation of their response to the ICO’s draft age appropriate design code. I wrote this draft document as a roadmap for the work, although what follows here are very much my own personal thoughts, not Coadec’s.

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