The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has fined job search website operator Join The Triboo Limited £130,000 for sending 107 million spam emails to 437,324 people between August 2019 and August 2020—a violation of regulations 22 of the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 (PECR). According to the ICO's quick maths calculations, each recipient would have received a staggering 244 emails over the year on average.
Andy Curry, ICO Head of Investigations, said: "This company did not properly seek permission from the people it chose to bombard with spam emails. The company used job-seeking websites as a key component in its unlawful campaign."
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