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ICO: Biz Lacks Understanding of EU Reforms

DATA PROTECTION—EU & UK

May 15, 2013

The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has released a new report highlighting “a clear lack of understanding across business around proposed EU data reforms.” According to an ICO press release, 40 percent of businesses “don’t fully understand any of the 10 main provisions being proposed,” and 87 percent are “unable to estimate likely costs of draft proposals to their business.” Information Commissioner Christopher Graham said, “Debate must be based on valid evidence. This reform is too important for guesswork.”
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