ICO fines more than tripled this year

Regulator levelled more than £15 million in penalties in 2022

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The record sum was largely down to just two fines
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The record sum was largely down to just two fines

The total value of fines imposed by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has more than tripled in the last year, according to analysis from international law firm RPC.

Between 1st November 2021 and 31st October 2022 the ICO issued £15,249,200 of fines - more than a three-fold increase from the £4,848,000 it levelled between 1st November 2020 and 31st October 2021...

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