Corbyn announces digital ‘bill of rights’

Jeremy Corbyn intends to introduce a digital ‘bill of rights’ in the UK. The leader of the Labour party presented his intentions in Shoreditch as he unveiled the ‘digital democracy manifesto’, setting out proposed guarantees for citizens in the online space. Amit Ashbel, cyber-security evangelist at Checkmarx questions whether the move is purely populism. The notion of a passport, Ashbel told SC, is instantly presented with the problem, “What would make this passport secure? Where will this data be stored and who is in charge of keeping the citizen’s identifiable data. I for one would not trust any government organisation to safely store and protect my personal data.”   Continue reading this article on SC Magazine
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