Firms breaching data protection

Wednesday, 11 July 2007, 1:10 PM EST

A "horrifying" number of companies, government departments and other public bodies have breached data protection rules in the past year, a report says.

The UK's Information Commissioner Richard Thomas said bosses must take the personal data of both customers and staff seriously. Orange, Barclays and NatWest are three of the firms he has rapped this year.

At the BBC.

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