What is GDPR and why does the UK want to reshape its data laws?

The government says an overhaul will boost growth and increase trade – but it must be careful not to go too far

The government has announced plans to reshape the UK’s data laws such as GDPR requirements in an effort, it claims, to boost growth and increase trade post-Brexit. The digital, media and culture secretary, Oliver Dowden, says the UK wants to shape data laws based on “common sense, not box-ticking”.

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