The biometric voice data had been collected without explicit consent from people calling the HMRC’s telephone hotline for advice.
The UK tax authority continues to store a huge database of millions of voice IDs which were collected without permission.
The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) has been fined £200,000 for revealing identities of abuse victims in a mass email.
ICO fails to sock it to shoe retailer Office, following massive data breach.
What sort of message does that send to other companies?
“There’s no disguising that this is a business that should have known better,” says ICO director.
How many headlines do there have to be before companies take data security more seriously?
Britain’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has discovered that more than one in every ten second hand hard drives contains recoverable personal information of the original owner.
Companies warned that they must wake up to the importance of encrypting their laptops.
ICO issues first fines to British organisations being sloppy with sensitive information, and breaching the Data Protection Act.