12 - Privacy Laws & Business
 

News stories posted during December 2011

ICO issues record fine of £130,000

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09/12/2011 by:

The Information Commissioner's Office has fined Powys County Council £130,000 for a serious breach of the Data Protection Act. While the upper limit is £500,000, this is the highest fine issued so far. In this case, details of a child protection...

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High Court orders closure of website for breach of DP Act

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21/12/2011 by:

The High Court, in a hearing on 15th November, ordered the closure of a website www.solicitorsfromhell.co.uk , which invites dissatisfied clients to name and shame solicitors. The case was brought as a representative action by the Law Society on...

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