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UK privacy chief wants to avoid 'whack-a-mole' enforcement

By Nicholas Wallace
  • 24 Nov 2022 15:52
  • 24 Nov 2022 19:26
The UK government’s privacy chief says he wants to avoid “whack-a-mole” enforcement by making it easier for companies to comply with data protection law and to prevent a “money-go-round” by issuing fewer fines for public sector breaches.

John Edwards told MLex in an interview yesterday that his office, the Informatio

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Nicholas Wallace


Nicholas Wallace has covered data privacy and security for MLex in Brussels since November 2021. Prior to joining MLex, he worked as a freelance reporter for Science Magazine, Science|Business, and International News Services, an agency serving trade publications worldwide. He holds a masters degree in public policy, jointly awarded by the Central European University in Budapest and the Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals, and a bachelors degree in politics from Liverpool John Moores University.

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