UK watchdog fines child care company for selling data

phys.org | 8/9/2018 | Staff
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Britain's information watchdog has fined a firm that offers advice on pregnancy and child care 140,000 pounds ($180,000) for illegally collecting and selling personal information that ended up being used in a database for the Labour Party.

The Information Commissioner's Office says Lifecycle Marketing (Mother and Baby) Ltd, also known as Emma's Diary, sold the information on 1 million people to Experian Marketing Services. Experian created a database...
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