Privacy tsar warns over data losses

Tuesday, 25 December 2007, 3:45 AM EST

The series of data security breaches that has seen the personal details of tens of millions of people lost is pushing Britain to a "tipping point" over how such records are handled, the information commissioner has warned.

Richard Thomas demanded "clearer accountability" and responsibility from organisations holding personal records following the loss of files by government departments and public bodies.

At The Guardian.

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