ICO fines spam-happy companies £600,000

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  1. ronjor

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  2. mood

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    South Wales firm fined £60,000 for nuisance pay day loan texts
    July 6, 2018
    https://ico.org.uk/about-the-ico/ne...fined-60-000-for-nuisance-pay-day-loan-texts/
     
  3. Reality

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    Good!
     
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    Nuisance Call Firm Hit with £100K ICO Fine
    August 02, 2018
    https://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/news/nuisance-call-firm-hit-with-100k/
     
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    Mind behind 16.7m nuisance call menace cops six-year boss ban
    August 09, 2018
    https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/08/09/marketing_menace_banned/
     
  6. Reality

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    Are you kidding me, a little 6 year slap on the wrist! this guy should've been jailed for causing a plague and refusing to pay the fine - and robo marketing calls are just that. A rotten plague.
     
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    Rights Group: Government Must Act on Nuisance Calls
    August 22, 2018
    https://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/news/demands-government-take-action/
     
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    Everything DM gets direct message slap: Marketing biz cops £60k ICO fine
    September 5, 2018
    https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/09/05/ico_slaps_marketing_biz_with_60k_fine/
    Enforcement notice (PDF): https://ico.org.uk/media/action-weve-taken/enforcement-notices/2259720/everything-dm-ltd-en-20180903.pdf
     
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    Tough new measures to end the blight of nuisance calls
    New powers will ban cold calls offering to settle personal injury or payment protection insurance claims if the claimant has not chosen to ‘opt-in’
    September 8, 2018

    https://www.gov.uk/government/news/tough-new-measures-to-end-the-blight-of-nuisance-calls
     
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    Manchester nuisance-call biz fined £150k after ignoring opt-out list
    Now fancies being struck off before data watchdog can collect
    October 2, 2018

    https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/10/02/ico_fine_nuisance_call_oaklands_assist/
    Report (PDF): https://ico.org.uk/media/action-weve-taken/mpns/2259904/oaklands-assist-uk-limited-mpn-20181001.pdf
     
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    £220k fines for dodgy dialling duo who didn't do due dil on data
    Cold-calling home security firms slammed in watchdog's cooler
    November 1, 2018

    https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/11/01/ico_fines_cold_caller_home_security/
     
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    Bedroom design outfit slapped with £160k fine for 1.6 million spam calls
    Just five years after it paid a £90k penalty for dodgy dialling
    November 26, 2018

    https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/11/26/ico_fine_dm_design_160k/
     
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    UK spam-texting tax consultancy slapped with £200k fine
    December 13, 2018
    https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/12/13/spam_texting_tax_consultancy_slapped_with_200k_fine/
    Monetary Penalty Notice (PDF): https://ico.org.uk/media/action-weve-taken/mpns/2553957/tax-returned-limited-mpn-20181210.pdf
     
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    Market researcher banned for thousands of unregulated marketing calls
    February 8, 2019
    https://www.gov.uk/government/news/...-for-thousands-of-unregulated-marketing-calls
     
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    Nuisance call boss gets 8-year ban after trying to dodge firms' £700k fines
    February 28, 2019
    https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/02/28/ico_insolvency_director_ban/
     
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    ICO raids Birmingham and Brighton companies suspected of millions of nuisance calls
    March 13, 2019
    https://www.itpro.co.uk/information...d-brighton-companies-suspected-of-millions-of
    ICO: ICO raids businesses in Brighton and Birmingham suspected of making millions of nuisance calls
     
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    Vote Leave fined £40,000 for unlawful text messages
    March 20, 2019
    https://www.itpro.co.uk/information...-leave-fined-40000-for-unlawful-text-messages
     
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    ICO Fines Pensions Firm for Spamming Millions of Users
    March 29, 2019
    https://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/news/ico-fines-pensions-firm-millions-1/
     
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    £120,000 ICO fine allegedly based on inaccurate information
    May 8, 2019
    https://www.itpro.co.uk/information...ine-allegedly-based-on-inaccurate-information
    ICO - Enforcement notice (PDF): https://ico.org.uk/media/action-weve-taken/mpns/2614866/hall-and-handley-ltd-mpn-201905.pdf
     
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    EE fined £100,000 for unlawful texts
    June 24, 2019
    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-48743784
    ICO: ICO fines telecoms company EE Limited for sending unlawful text messages
     
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