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Ticketmaster hit with £1.25m ICO fine for chatbot-related data breach

Ticketmaster’s fine relates to a breach, which included names, payment card numbers, expiry dates, and CVV numbers, that may have affected 9.4m Ticketmaster customers across Europe – including 1.5m in the UK

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More than two-thirds of ICO fines issued since January 2019 havent been paid

Of 21 fines handed out between January 2019 and August 2020, just nine have been collected by the ICO

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Marriott slapped with £18.4m ICO fine for data breach

A cyber-attack on Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide in 2014 is estimated by Marriott to have left the records of 339m worldwide guests vulnerable

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The UK will be implementing a new code to keep children safe from online harm

The UK Information Commissioner’s Office has created a new code of 15 principles that aim to make the internet a safer place for children, including the prevention of self-harm or

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ICO issues real-time bidding regulation warning

A report on the warning from the Information Commissioner’s Office to the ad tech industry that it will regulate real-time bidding if the industry does not clean up its act

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IAB outlines plans in response to ICOs concerns over real-time bidding

In response to the Information Commissioner’s Office’s (ICO’s) ‘Update report into adtech and real time bidding’, published in June 2019, IAB UK has set out a series of actions designed

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More than 40 per cent of ICO fines havent been paid

Since 2015, 42 per cent of the total fine amount handed out by the ICO hasnt been paid

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ICO ad tech report: Can digital marketing repent and be born again?

Teavaros Nico Pizzolato discusses the ICOs recent claims that the ad tech industry is violating data protection laws and what can be done to help online advertising to continue to

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EE hit with £100,000 fine for breach of messaging laws

Mobile network EE has been slapped with a £100,000 fine by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for sending text messages to customers without their consent. More than 2.5m direct marketing

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ICO slams ad tech industry for failure to comply with data protection laws

13 months on from the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the UK’s data protection authority, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), has released a report to point out

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