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Sam has covered data privacy and security in the UK and Ireland for MLex since November 2021. He previously covered data protection for trade publication Global Data Review, as well as reporting on technology, media and telecoms businesses for S&P Global. He has a bachelor’s degree in history and a master’s degree in journalism, both from the University of Kent.
Selected Insights by Sam
When the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation came into force five years ago, some said it would usher in a new era of EU supremacy over Silicon Valley's tech giants, reining in their rampant data-driven power.
Meta Platforms social-media unit Facebook must suspend its transfers of personal data from the EU to the US.
UK’s ambitions to grow its flourishing artificial intelligence industry and promote innovation
Meta Platforms faces a regulatory push to have to delete data that it has transferred from the EU to the US since the watershed "Schrems II"
Meta Platforms faces another bruising year of global data protection enforcement in 2023