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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

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

EU – Infographics on Data Protection (GDPR)

Warning – the infographics – not to be treated as ‘legal’ text.

Brexit – inconvenient truth of globalisation?

Since the momentous announcement of the outcome of the Brexit-In-Remain-EU Referendum event on Friday 24th June 2016, there’re now countless Brexit related media news/reports and social media rants. Friday 24th June 2016 will go down as ‘Black Friday’, not only in UK but across the globe. Can UK (or even any EU states) avoid or [...]

back posting an important December 2015 news on the EU GDPR

The ‘Agreement on Commission’s EU data protection reform’ news that was released on 15 December 2015. The full news at the European Commission – Press release on the EU data protection reform

Not just ESI

The US Federal Rule of Civil Procedure (FRCP) 37(e) – on preservation, is pending revision. Note the commentary at Preservation orders and the rules on Electronically Stored Information (ESI) are complex areas for policy makers and also IT folks. Some of these issues I have raised in my article and also briefly during my [...]

reigniting on computing stuff

I had on my list-to-do to consolidate this blog with my new websites at and I have not figure out a ‘neat’ or simple way to consolidate not only this blogging site (which was my 1st WordPress attempt) but to simplify my twitter accounts which I have three twitters. I guess it all [...]

CIETAC Arbitration Rules 2012

CIETAC has announced that effective May 1, 2012, the CIETAC Arbitration Rules (2012) shall uniformly apply to the CIETAC and its sub-commissions. CIETAC started the rules revision back in early 2010. During early 2010 I was in CIETAC (as reported in this blog) and had an opportunity to gain valuable insights into the workings of [...]

New domain for click2ediscovery

click2ediscovery is now iedisc. Wanted a simple and short name with an ‘i’ as tweeted back in summer 2009. Twitter was my ‘diary’ then. Life has been hectic since summer 2009 especially as I moved to China in Sept 2009 and only moved back to my own home (in UK) last Sept. I will eventually [...]

‘Tis the season

‘Tis the season – let the snow falls (on this website) and be joyous… For those of us who create applications (apps) or build systems we do so to meet business needs or to make a living or some other reasons. How we use the data subsequently (created by the apps) is generally not build [...]