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PhD Thesis

In case you’re interested, my #PhD #thesis (previously embargoed for commercial purposes) is available via – Cher Devey PhD Thesis

Updated page on my contributions

I have updated my various contributions.

My presentation on the Children’s Code

As part of my secondee role as an Engagement Specialist at the ICO, I presented the Children’s Code at the Data Protection Forum on 1st June 2021. I’m sharing the slides here. Children’s Code slides presented at the Data Protection Forum, June 2021

My talk on the Children’s Code

#Age Appropriate #Design Code or the #Children's Code #webinar on Monday 17 #May 2021 6pm (UK): Are you ready for the Children Code? — cher devey (@datachainrisk) May 14, 2021 Welcome to browse on the BCS website for further details and also you can download the presentation slides (pdf).

R.I.P. my dearest friend

SMO v TikTok

On BBC news: TikTok faces legal action from 12-year-old girl in England. SMO v TikTok judgment Some interesting remarks/statements – additional info/comments enclosed in brackets () and italics- are extracted from the Judgment: ‘This is a pre-action application for anonymity on behalf of a child claimant in an intended claim for breach of privacy‘. ‘The [...]

Significant events in 2020

Today is 1st January 2021 and my 1st 2021 YouTube song is ‘Auld Lang Syne‘. Somehow my new year eve was ‘quiet’ (except for the fireworks in my neighbourhood) without TV news etc. I cancelled my TV license in early 2020 mostly to avoid too many Covid related news/stories and repeats. Although I have Netflix [...]

Anonymisation Decision-making Framework

I’ve received the following announcement from the team at UKAN, University of Manchester: Just to let you know that the second edition of the Anonymisation Decision-making Framework has now been published. The Framework has been given a significant overhaul and for the first time there is a systematic method for evaluating your data environment. You [...]

From (Schrems): steps for EU companies

Following from the CJEU’s judgment on EU-US data transfers (SchremsII), Schrems has posted comprehensive steps and FAQs on I tweeted the news on 24th July 2020: From #Schrems & – Next Steps for EU companies & FAQs — cher devey (@datachainrisk) July 24, 2020

International data transfer

I just browsed #Schrems on my twitter streams. We now have a sequel to SchremsI – SchremsII came into force on 16 July 2020. Never a dull day when it comes to human rights and fundamental freedoms especially when such inalienable rights shine as actionable rights against other ‘rights’. The CJEU’s judgment and the press [...]