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January 15, 2009  8:46 PM

The Personal Information Promise

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.ico, Data protection, privacy

The Information Commissioner has announced the Personal Information Promise - a...

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January 13, 2009  7:13 PM

Precision and Proportionality Prevents Poor Privacy Policies

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.ico, privacy

The Information Commissioner has published a draft Code of Practice to address the problem of the poor-quality privacy notices that are all too common online, in...


October 22, 2008  6:52 AM

Data laws hamper prisoner study

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.ico, Data protection, privacy, statistics

The BBC is reporting that the Data Protection Act has prevented researchers from finding out how many forces veterans have served time in civilian prisons.

Clearly this is a very legitimate and socially important piece of research,...


October 1, 2008  7:42 PM

Phorm kicks off its next trial

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.ico, consent, privacy, Surveillance, technologies

Online profiling and advertising exchange Phorm has started its next trial with partner BT. This stage of Phorm's rollout was enabled after City Police...

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September 2, 2008  4:41 PM

Data breach notification is not the solution

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.ico, Data protection

The value of a US-style data breach notification law is questionable. Once notified of a breach, there is little that the data subject can do but remain alert to potential frauds. With the volume of incidents in...


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