UK: A recent prosecution for a criminal offence under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 illustrates how forgiving our Data Protection Act 2018 is

Facts of the matter On 11 March 2020, the ICO brought its first successful conviction under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (“FOIA”). An individual had made a Freedom of Information (“FOI”) request to the council for an audio recording of a council meeting. The requester was advised by the clerk that the recording had …

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