Update from UK Information Commissioner’s Office
Christopher Graham spoke at the recent Privacy Laws & Business Conference in Cambridge, UK. Here is an update of the main points.
The new EU regulation
Will it happen? Well, ‘if it looks like a duck, swims like a duck and quacks like a duck, then it’s probably a duck’. All the indications are that the regulation will happen. We have to assume it will. This echoes the message from the European Commission at the same conference. So start preparing now (or at least think about starting to prepare).
Information Commissioner’s Office priorities
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has challenges like any organisation. There are the ‘known knowns’: the fact that the ICO has more to do and less resource to do it. In the last year, the ICO responded to 40,000 enquiries using its resources of 388 staff (that covers data protection and freedom of information) and a budget of £16m…
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