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ICO's work in the media - Tackling global privacy harms with international cooperation

There has been widespread coverage in the media, including in The Guardian, Daily Mail and Sky News about our enforcement action against Clearview AI ...more

Information Commissioner calls for an end to the excessive collection of personal information from victims of rape and serious sexual assault

The UK Information Commissioner has called on the criminal justice sector to immediately stop collecting excessive amounts of personal information fro ...more

ICO's work in the media - “Who’s under investigation?” widespread media coverage of the Commissioner’s Opinion

The Opinion received widespread media coverage including the Commissioner being interviewed live on BBC Breakfast News, the Today programme and LBC ne ...more

ICO funding update: Fine income retention agreement

The ICO is an independent regulator and our focus is on supporting organisations to meet their legal requirements. However, in order to uphold informa ...more

The ICO's work in the media - our work to recover fines

The New Statesman published a story about our fines issued since 2017. We can issue fines under the Data Protection Act 2018, which sets out the obli ...more