Rohan Silva: On the EU’s new data regulation proposals

Rohan Silva: On the EU’s new data regulation proposalsRecently in the Times, David Cameron’s former policy advisor, Rohan Silva, discusses new regulation proposals that govern the UK’s technology industry.

Propositions from Brussels intend to prevent the use of personal data without consent, but Rohan argues that these ideas “completely ignore low-cost private sector alternative solutions”.

A key point he raises is that the pace of innovation outstrips the speed with which Brussels can draft legislation. Furthermore, Rohan suggests that is counterproductive to impede the internet economy, considering that it is a growing bright spot in an otherwise “moribund eurozone”.

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