The Data Protection Act, the maximum fine was £500,000 Talk Talk were fine £400,000.
But not only that, their CEO Dido Harding, lost her job.
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I think the thing to be aware of is that in 2017, British Airways turnover was. 4% of 12.2 billion is circa £500 Million, so a lot of the red top newspapers sort of came out and said “British Airways to face £500 Million fine”.
I don’t believe that will be the case on the face of it.
Most of those prosecutions are still under the Data Protection Act. It was a member of staff who lost their device and that device had data on it.
The very first one was the Bible Society in a few people raise their eyebrows at that, so the Bible Society, they got fined. That triggered an audit from the ICO, it was found their database had default username and default password on it. Since then, we’ve had National Association of Head Teachers. Their fine was because somebody in the marketing team sent out an email and they put the entire distribution list in the CC field.
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