The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has fined three companies £170,000 for illegal direct marketing under the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR).
- Digivo Media Limited was fined £50,000 after it was found to have sent 415,041 text messages to individuals without consent in breach of regulation 22 of PECR.
- MCP Online Ltd was fined £55,000 for making 20,939 marketing calls to individuals and businesses registered with the TPS or CTPS schemes in breach of regulations 21 and 24 of PECR.
- Argentum Data Solutions Ltd was fined £65,000 after it was found to have sent 2,330,423 text messages to individuals without consent in breach of regulation 22 of PECR.
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