The European Commission has published a post-Brexit negotiating mandate for EU governments to endorse calling for an overarching agreement on issues including data protection, Reuters reports. Under the agreement, the U.K. would respect EU personal data protection laws. “The deal should establish ways for Passenger Name Record reciprocal exchange, reciprocal access to DNA and fingerprints records as well as vehicle registration data,” the report states. Meanwhile, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the U.K. will “develop separate and independent policies” in areas including data protection and added the U.K. does not need to bind itself to an agreement with the EU.
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