Privacy watchdog calls for power to carry out spot checks – The Guardian

Posted November 21st, 2007 in data protection, news, privacy by sally

“Richard Thomas, the information commissioner, described yesterday’s breach of the privacy of millions of families as ‘shocking’ and called on government to give him powers to mount unannounced spot checks on public and private bodies that hold large amounts of data.”

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The Guardian, 21st November 2007