ICO says anonymous data "not covered" by Data Protection Act - until it's de-anonymised

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ICO admission leaves care.data hole open to the abuse of patient records

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has claimed that anonymous data is not covered under the Data Protection Act, meaning that if anonymised patient record data were to be leaked or mis-use...

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