Oct 272011
 
 October 27, 2011  Breaches, Laws, Non-U.S.

Courts should have the power to jail people who breach the Data Protection Act, MPs on the justice select committee have said.

They say fines – usually about £150 per breach – are an “inadequate” deterrent when the financial rewards can be considerable.

Their report also warns the information commissioner lacks the powers to fully investigate personal data abuses.

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