ICO responds to DSIT consultation on OSA super-complaints

19/02/2024 | ICO

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has responded to a Department for Science, Innovation and Technology (DSIT) consultation concerning the eligible entity criteria and procedural requirements contained within the Online Safety Act's super-complaints function. 

In its response, the ICO supports the objective of avoiding regulatory duplication and agrees that online safety and data protection can interact in a number of ways. The ICO notes that even though they are not listed as grounds for a super-complaint, systemic data privacy issues might arise indirectly as part of a super-complaint. Additionally, the ICO has called for greater clarification surrounding the requirements regarding the extent to which a super-complaint must not be under consideration by another UK regulator.

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