ORG asks if Truss can protect privacy and free speech

05/09/2022 | Open Rights Group

The Open Rights Group argues Liz Truss should retain the European Convention on Human Rights because it supports free speech if she is genuine in her desire to protect children while enabling adults to speak freely online. Amid the cost of living crisis, freedom of expression should be prioritised rather than slip down the Parliamentary agenda. Concerning the Data Protection and Digital Information Bill (DPDIB), the ORG describes it as the digital equivalent of truck queues at Dover, which could cost the UK its adequacy decision with the European Union. If Liz Truss wants to protect privacy, she should pull the DPDIB.

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