UK proposes sharing data among gov't agencies

Wednesday, 17 January 2007, 1:18 AM EST

Officials in the United Kingdom want to relax data protection laws so they can share people's personal data across different government agencies, but critics are decrying the proposal as another move toward a "big brother" state.

Under the proposal, citizens would be asked to give their permission before their data is shared. In most instances, U.K. government agencies by law can't share people's personal information.

At Computerworld.

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