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Posted on: 05 Jun 2017 

Posted By: ITWiser Webmaster

UK among most fined nations in Europe!


It has been reported that the UK is one of the most fined nations in Europe for data protection breaches, the amount of penalties doubled in 2016 to £3.2m (€3.6m).

According to an analysis done by mega consultancy firm PwC, breaches of the data protection laws in the UK last year were followed by 35 fines. The analysis also found that the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) also dished out 23 enforcement notices in 2016, which is a massive increase from the 9 that were sent in 2015.

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