News in Brief
ICO revises its policy on fines for the public sector
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ICO to retain monies from fines
UK accepts Korea as adequate
Government looks to replace the Human Rights Act 1998
Government issues Digital Strategy
No privacy for personal emails sent from shared work accounts
Online safety bill delayed
ICO consults on its purpose
DP and Digital Information Bill introduced in Parliament
ICO revises its policy on fines for the public sector with future impact for all sectors
The ICO announced on 30 June that the Commissioner will use his discretion to reduce fines on the public sector.
“In practice, this will mean an increased use of the ICO’s wider powers, including warnings, reprimands and enforcement notices, with fines only issued in the most serious cases.”
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