Identity, Privacy and Trust:

January, 2010

January 21, 2010  7:47 AM

Magistrates’ details sent to prison

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data breach notification, incidents

The BBC reports that the magistrates' yearbook for Norfolk was accidentally sent to a Category D prison for printing, thereby potentially exposing information about all of Norfolk's magistrates to the prisoners. Whilst the details do not...

January 15, 2010  7:26 PM

ICO gains new powers to fine organisations

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.ico, Data protection, privacy

The Information Commissioner has confirmed that from April he will have new powers to fine organisations up to £500,000 for wilful or reckless misuse of personal...

January 14, 2010  6:31 PM

Attack of the Nudatrons

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privacy, Security, Surveillance, technologies

The attempted Y-Front bombing of a US-bound flight by Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab on Christmas Day has been the dominant international news story of the past few weeks. The repercussions for privacy are significant: President Obama has been scathing about security controls and demanded reforms....

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