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UK’s South Korean data adequacy deal is more than an EU copy job, official says

The UK's recent agreement with South Korea on personal data flows is more than just a “copy and paste” of the EU's existing deal, a senior UK government official insisted today.
Joe Jones, who leads the digital ministry’s work on international data transfers, told a conference* that the newly agreed UK

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Sam Clark


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.

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