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Posts Tagged ‘Data Protection’

Observer Ideas – Edward Snowden on information storage, data mining and political participation

Hosted at Europe’s largest multi-arts conference centre, the Barbican’s primary stage played host to a host of speakers all connected by their struggle for public empowerment.

One such speaker was Edward Snowden on live stream from Moscow, discussing surveillance and

O2 Attracts Most ICO Data Protection Complaints In All Of Britain

O2 Attracts Most ICO Data Protection Complaints In All Of Britain

An FOI request reveals O2 has attracted more data protection complaints in one year than Google and Sony combined

Major British operator O2 attracted more complaints relating to data …

ICO conference 2012: Give journalists more access to personal data, argues barrister

Journalists should be granted greater access to sensitive personal data in cases where publication has a strong public interest under the Freedom of Information Act, a leading barrister told data protection officers today.

Robin Hopkins, a practicing barrister specialising in …

Francis Maude urges government to ‘stop hiding’ behind DPA at ICO annual conference

Transparency in Government means officials must stop hiding behind the Data Protection Act and publish and share more information, Cabinet Office minister Francis Maude told hundreds of public sector staff today.

Maude was speaking on “the transparency agenda” at the …

Police forces employ hundreds with criminal records

Police and community support officers across the country are still in service despite having criminal records for offences including burglary, causing death by careless driving, robbery, supplying drugs, domestic violence, forgery and preventing the course of justice.

More than 900 …