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Britain wants EU to accept its data protection after Brexit

Britain said on Thursday it wanted to co-operate with the European Union over data protection and have its rules accepted by the bloc after it leaves. It proposed using an "adequacy" agreement -- whereby the European Commission recognizes the levels of protection provided by non-EU countries -- to ensure the flow of information vital to businesses and the police was not interrupted. In the latest in a series of papers outlining its aims in Brexit negotiations, the government said Britain had been a major player in setting EU data protection rules, called GDPR, which come into force next year.

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