News stories posted during April 2012

ICO outlines its position on US Patriot Act requests

02/04/2012 by:

Following a recent ICO seminar on cloud computing, the ICO says that ‘under normal circumstances a cloud provider is the data processor on behalf of the cloud client who is the data controller’. However, cloud providers that are asked to release...

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ICO condemns partial release of Operation Motorman files

18/04/2012 by:

The ICO has said that it was an irresponsible act to publish details of more than 1,000 alleged requests by News International journalists to the private investigator Steve Whittamore. The requests for information were for ex-directory telephone...

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ICO issues first NHS fine

30/04/2012 by:

Several National Health Service (NHS) Trusts have received Undertakings from the ICO, but on 30 April  the regulator issued the Aneurin Bevan Health Board (ABHB) a penalty of £70,000, making ABHB the first NHS organisation to be served a civil...

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