The UK Information Commissioner issues first fines for data protection breaches
Wednesday, November 24, 2010 at 2:58PM
Angus Bradley

The ICO issued it's first fines today since gaining new teeth in April. First fine to Hertfordshire County Council, who faxed sensitive childcare details to the wrong person instead of the barristers’ chambers -  £100,000 fine. 

Next employment services company A4e for the loss of an unencrypted laptop which 24,000 peoples personal details - £60,000 fine.

Stewart Room gives a good view here:

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