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Move to introduce jail time as potential punishment for UK data protection breaches stalls

Another attempt to introduce jail sentences as a possible punishment to individuals who access or disclose personal data in breach of data protection rules has stalled in the UK parliament. 24 Oct 2014

Doctors urged to adopt default opt-out approach to care.data scheme

A patients' group has urged doctors to automatically opt their patients out of the new 'care.data' scheme until the patients give consent for the disclosure of their medical data. 23 Oct 2014

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