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ICO raids businesses in Brighton and Birmingham suspected of making millions of nuisance calls 0

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has searched two addresses as part of an investigation into businesses suspected of making live and automated nuisance calls. Following a year-long investigation, two teams

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International Conference of Information Commissioners 2019 0

Information Commissioner and Chairperson of the ICIC Governance Group, Elizabeth Denham, makes the opening address of the International Conference of Information Commissioners (ICIC). Source: ico.org.uk

Blog: Adtech fact finding forum shows consensus on need for change 0

There’s a well-quoted line from Steve Jobs, that as Apple CEO he didn’t employ smart people to tell them what to do, but so that they could tell him what to do. Source: ico.org.uk

Blog: Why the right of access to patient data needn’t be a headache for GPs 0

A patient’s right to access their own medical records from their GP is a long-established principle supported and strengthened by data protection law, most recently the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Source: ico.org.uk

ICO statement on TPP SystmOne changes 0

 An ICO spokesperson said: “The ICO has previously raised concerns around TPP’s SystmOne software and the ability of GP practice users, as data controllers, to comply with their obligations under data protection law to share personal data fairly, lawfully and

70% Rise In Number Of Data Breaches Since New GDPR Rules 0

There was a 70 per cent rise in the number of data breaches in Ireland last year since new GDPR laws were brought in. The Data Protection Commission’s annual report shows just over 4,700 valid breaches were reported to it

ICO crackdown on nuisance calls reaches 100 year milestone 0

Investigations by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) into nuisance marketing have resulted in 16 company directors being banned from running a company for more than 100 years in total. Source: ico.org.uk

Former council officer fined for emailing CVs of rival job applicants to his partner 0

A former senior local government officer has been prosecuted for passing the personal information of rival job applicants to his partner. Source: ico.org.uk

Can AI and GDPR Co-Exist? 0

AI says, ‘Give me more data!’; GDPR says, ‘Slow down buddy!’ Training an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm requires data—lots of data. But staying GDPR-compliant while acquiring that data can be almost impossible. Here’s the problem: To make a decision about

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