Wednesday, 10 February 2010

labour party hit by ICO

The information commissioner's office has served the labour party with an enforcement notice, after an investigation revealed that they had used automated marketing phone messages to contact people without their consent. Press release from ICO here. ICO considers political communication as marketing and covered under the same law. Interestingly, it looks like the labour party used lists of phone number from commerical sources.

(not half-inched them off facebook then? missed a trick)

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