Small change

Some senior figures in the charity sector have sought to deal with the Information Commissioner’s recent enforcement against the RSPCA and the British Heart Foundation by suggesting that the ICO’s action is disproportionate and unfair. The fundraiser sorry, academic, Ian MacQuillin has written two blogs which touch on the theme, while a few days ago, Robert Meadowcroft, the […]

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Compliance unlikely

The Information Commissioner has issued a consultation about the way it deals with complaints from the public under Data Protection. Like virtually everything that issues from Wilmslow, it is written in congealed corporatese, using lots of words to convey a very simple idea. The idea in this case is that the ICO wants to start […]

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KLF Revisited*

On June 1st 2012, the Chief Executive of Brighton and Sussex University Hospital Trust, Duncan Selbie, gave a statement about the threatened ICO Civil Monetary Penalty of £325,000 for a Data Protection breach involving the insecure disposal of hard drives by a subcontractor. In the statement, Mr Selbie said the following: “In a time of […]

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