Brexit Allows the UK to Unshackle Itself From Cumbersome EU Data Rules

Daniel Castro July 22, 2016
July 22, 2016

The UK has long been a lonely voice of reason in the EU when it comes to data protection, arguing for light-touch regulation even as countries such as France and Germany have overruled it. Daniel Castro writes in Parliament Magazine that with its decision to leave, the UK now has an opportunity to replace innovation-limiting EU privacy regulations with a more forward-looking set of rules that enable data-driven innovation and cement the country’s leadership in the Internet economy.