European Data Protection Digest

Levenson Inquiry Continues

PRIVACY LAW—UK

December 16, 2011

The Telegraph reports on the ongoing Levenson inquiry, including input from former UK Information Commissioner Richard Thomas. In recent weeks, a former ICO investigator suggested enough evidence existed to prosecute journalists for unlawfully obtaining personal information. Matthew Holehouse writes in The Telegraph that the ICO explained being unable to "provide details of the transactions or name the journalists accused of breaking the Data Protection Act because of--ironically--the Data Protection Act."
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