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  • 30 May 2013 12:29 AM | Anonymous

    Thousands of criminals, including burglars, will be allowed to work in hospitals, schools and care homes after senior judges ruled that criminal record checks were breaching offenders’ human rights.

  • 15 Apr 2013 12:30 AM | Anonymous

    Under EU data protection laws personal data must be "processed fairly and lawfully" and be collected for "specified, explicit and legitimate purposes and not further processed in a way incompatible with those purposes".

  • 28 Mar 2013 12:32 AM | Anonymous

    Thousands of people with minor convictions dating back years are to have their records cleared in a major law change after judges declared the current system breached their human rights.

  • 06 Mar 2013 12:32 AM | Anonymous

    I was refused answers as a Wonga fraud victim - seemingly to protect the fraudster's data

  • 11 Feb 2013 12:33 AM | Anonymous

    A Government Minister has proposed draft laws that would allow the Government to force businesses to provide consumers with access to data they hold about them.

  • 07 Feb 2013 12:34 AM | Anonymous

    The number of new data protection enforcement cases taken on by the Information Commissioner's Office in 2012/13 has surged by almost 50% compared to the whole of the previous year.

  • 25 Jan 2013 12:35 AM | Anonymous

    Sony has been fined £250,000 by the data watchdog for a breach that compromised the personal information of millions of the UK’s PlayStation users.

  • 09 Jan 2013 12:36 AM | Anonymous

    The European Commission has criticised the UK for not implementing a controversial agreement that would force police to hand over DNA profiles, driver records and fingerprints to foreign counterparts on request.

  • 28 Dec 2012 12:37 AM | Anonymous

    The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) is to meet with representatives from local authorities in a bid to address what it has called an "underlying problem" with the bodies' approach to data protection.

  • 18 Dec 2012 12:37 AM | Anonymous

    A social worker left papers containing sexual abuse allegations in a plastic bag on a train in one of a series of blunders that saw fines for data breaches at councils hit £1.9 million.


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