Calls for views on data protection for journalists code

ICO consults on journalism code

The ICO are seeking views on a data protection code of practice for journalists use of personal data. In a blog article the ICO speaks about the rights of individuals’ data applying to journalism just as for any other purpose, but noting “protecting freedom of expression, and the inherent public interest in a free press, …

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ICO consults on age appropriate design code of practice

ICO consults on children code of practice

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has published a draft Code of Practice for online service providers which are used by children to protect children’s data rights.┬áThe Code provides practical guidance about designing in “data protection safeguards into online services to ensure they are appropriate for use by, and meet the development needs of, children.” The …

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ICO reports to parliament on data protection and politics and calls for code of practice

politics and data

It was back in May 2017 when the ICO first started looking at the use of “big data” within politics, when it formally announced it will be opening a formal investigation into the use of data for political purposes on the back of the Cambridge Analytica/Facebook scandal. Since then the ICO has investigated and taken …

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