Worcestershire County Council and North Somerset Council have both been fined this month by the Information Commissioner’s Office (£80,000 and £60,000 respectively) after sending emails containing sensitive information to unintended recipients.
See OBEP’s Article dated 09/11/2011 below on previous penalties: How the loss of a laptop can lead to a hefty fine.
Olivia Whitcroft, principal of OBEP, 28 November 2011
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