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Supporter Newsletter - August 2019

From hosting our biggest event ever to the rollout of a fully interactive parody social media website, Open Rights Group (ORG) has gone from strength to strength this summer. We couldn’t have done it without thousands of dedicated supporters like you.


Response to the Competition & Markets Authority study into online platforms and the digital advertising market

Comments on Market Study Notice and Statement of Scope

Press Release

Controversial 'immigration exemption' used in 60% of cases, court case reveals

A legal challenge to the immigration exemption in the Data Protection Act 2018 has revealed that the Government has used this controversial GDPR opt-out in response to 60% of its immigration-related data requests since the beginning of 2019. This will have resulted in data subjects being denied access to some or all of their data.

Press Release

High Court to hear judicial review of the immigration exemption for data protection rights

A judicial review of the government’s immigration exemption for data protection rights will be heard at the High Court in London on Tuesday 23 and Wednesday 24 July 2019. The hearing on Tuesday 23 July will take place at Court 18, before Mr. Justice Supperstone, at half past ten.