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UK tech and digital businesses promised light-touch regulation to boost economy

Companies in the UK’s digital and technology sectors can expect a hands-off approach to regulation, a senior government figure pledged today.
Digital minister Chris Philp told a conference* that the industry will help revitalize the UK’s economy, noting that UK tech startups have secured more than 12 billion pounds ($14.6

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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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