The U.K. government announced in the Queen's Speech its intentions to reform the country's data protection regime, Euractiv reports. The speech did not include specific details regarding the extent of the reform, but those are expected in the weeks to come. The changes may affect EU-U.K. adequacy, as Centre for European Reform Senior Research Fellow Zach Meyers said the U.K. "was repeatedly found to have breached" EU data protection standards previously with its national security practices and further divergence may lead the European Commission to a withdrawal. Editor's note: Journalist Luca Bertuzzi recently reported on the U.K.'s proposed data reforms.
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