All John Edwards articles

  • UK data
    Article

    New ICO head strives for reassurance in first speech

    2022-03-24T19:49:00Z

    John Edwards, head of the U.K. Information Commissioner’s Office, said he wants to bring greater certainty for companies regarding their data compliance needs, especially if the government’s drive to reduce regulatory burdens results in the EU withdrawing its data adequacy decision.

  • UK privacy
    Article

    Difficult path ahead for new ICO head John Edwards

    2022-01-12T19:16:00Z

    The United Kingdom’s newly appointed information commissioner, John Edwards, might find it hard to steer a successful path between ensuring citizens’ data rights are preserved while also trying to make U.K. laws more palatable for data-driven business.