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ICO Funding Cited as Problem


June 4, 2013

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has revealed there is a high probability the agency will not have enough funding to accomplish its goals, Information Age reports. The ICO risk register released late last week noted, “the ICO does not have enough funding to meet its obligations, the expectations of its stakeholders or achieve its plan,” adding, “In consequence, it (would have) to scale back what it wants to do and fails to deliver an acceptable level of service.” The agency has informed the government it needs more resources and has expressed concern that the proposed EU data protection regulation may have an impact.
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